Tuesday, May 02, 2006

ADHD: Parents look to behavioral therapy to help kids with ADHD

From the CEC Smart Brief:

Recent warnings over the safety of ADHD drugs have spurred interest in behavioral therapy, although experts say the approach demands much parental time and effort. Likening ADHD to diabetes, psychiatrist Dr. Thomas Kobylski says the best treatment for children with ADHD combines both medication and behavioral therapy. The Washington Post (free registration) (5/2)


An online chat with an ADHD expert: In an online discussion sponsored by The Washington Post, developmental pediatrician Dr. Patria Quinn, who heads the National Center for Gender Issues and ADHD, fields questions about ADHD, behavior therapy and medications for children with the disorder. The Washington Post (free registration) (5/2)

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