ADHD can very difficult to deal with. Sometimes medication is very helpful. Sometimes though medication can give side effects. Many individuals also prefer to avoid medication when possible. If this is the case, ADHD needs behavioral modifications and coping strategies to deal with the symptoms.
Still, some may utilize medication but also combine with behavioral modifications. The article, “Behavioral Interventions Beneficial for ADHD” by Madeline Morr looks at how behavioral interventions are key in fighting the symptoms of ADHD. She states,
“A new study highlights the benefits of physical exercise in improving cognitive function in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a report published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research. The findings support the inclusion of nonpharmaceutical interventions in conjunction with commonly used medications for the treatment of ADHD.”
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Behavioral interventions can play a key role in helping parents manage ADHD issues in their children. They can sometimes replace or compliment medicated use. Please also review our ADHD Consulting Program and see if it meets your academic and professional goals.