t either allegation. No conclusive
evidence has surfaced that the careful therapeutic use of CNS stimulants is
Another method of
treatment is behavior modification. Both psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy
have their proponents. There seems to be no substantive benefit from
combining the two treatments. There is indication of some improvement in
social behavior that is greatly appreciated by both teachers and family.
One other reason for considering treatment with both methods is the possibility
of reducing the drug dosage. Some limited research suggests this may be
true, but again this is not supported by long-term studies.
about ADD/ADHD is available on the internet. Some suggested sites:
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