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Treatment of adult ADHD: a clinical perspective treating adult attention deficit


Adult ADHD: Treatment Overview. Many people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) don’t know they have it until they’re adults. The same treatments used for kids with ADHD also treat adults.

Medication is a tool, not a cure for adult ADHD. When you think about treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), previously known as ADD, do you immediately jump to Ritalin or Adderall? Many people equate ADHD treatment with medication.

Standard treatments for ADHD in adults typically involve medication, education, skills training and psychological counseling. A combination of.