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Psychosocial and other non-pharmacological treatments

Manfred Dpfner

in Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Hyperkinetic Disorder

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ISBN: 9780199577651
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199607525 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199577651.003.0006

Series: Oxford Psychiatry Library

Psychosocial and other non-pharmacological treatments

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Psychosocial interventions for children and adolescents with ADHD include psychoeducation of the patient and their parents/teachers; family based psychosocial interventions, in particular behavioural parent training pre-school, kindergarten and school based psychosocial interventions peer-focused behavioural interventions and social skills training cognitive therapies for the child Other non-pharmacological interventions in children and adolescents which have at least some empirical support include neurofeedback and diet In adults smaller studies provide some support for coaching and cognitive behavioural interventions, in both individual and group formats that support an individual s self-management strategies.

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Subjects: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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