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Treating Adult ADHD

There is no single treatment strategy that works best for all patients with ADHD. Pharmacotherapy (medication treatment) remains the best-established and most effective treatment for most patients, but it is often just the first step in treatment. ¬†Interventions such as … Continue reading

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Diagnosing Adult ADHD

No physical findings are diagnostic of ADHD, and there are no laboratory studies or electroencephalography (EEG) results that aid in the diagnosis. Neuropsychological testing, including computerized or manual performance tests of attention and impulsivity, may be helpful in assessing a … Continue reading

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What is Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), once thought to occur only in children, is now recognized to be a continuing challenge into adulthood for many people; it is best understood as a chronic condition with symptoms experienced over a lifetime. It is estimated … Continue reading

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