Treatments for ADHD: Medication, Behavior Therapy, and the New AAP Guidelines

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently updated its guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD. Here, Tim Verduin, PhD, Clinical Director of the Institute for ADHD and Behavior Disorders at the NYU Langone Child Study Center, talks about why the guidelines recommend starting treatment with behavior therapy for younger children. He also discusses why at any age, the AAP ideally recommends a combination of behavior therapy and medication used in concert.

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