Family therapy for attention-deficit disorder or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents.

@article{Bjornstad2005FamilyTF,
  title={Family therapy for attention-deficit disorder or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents.},
  author={Gretchen J Bjornstad and Paul Montgomery},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2005},
  volume={2},
  pages={
          CD005042
        }
}
BACKGROUND Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is diagnosed in between 3% and 7% of school-age children and consists of the core symptoms of inattention, impulsivity and hyperactivity. Children are often treated with medication, usually stimulant medication such as methylphenidate. Stimulant medication has been found to be effective for alleviating ADHD symptoms, at least in the short term. ADHD is also treated with a variety of psychosocial and psychoeducational interventions for… CONTINUE READING

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