Behavior management treatments are the most commonly used non-pharmacological approaches for treating ADHD and associated impairments.
A number of behavioral treatments are available which target the multiple impairments and risk factors for ADHD across settings.
Lets understand some of the behavior therapies which can be effective for the treatment of ADHD her.
Cognitive Behavior Therapy for ADHD
Cognitive behavior therapy helps people with ADHD to gain control over their emotions and guides people in problem solving for making them follow a structured approach to analyze the situation and come up with the solution.
Study demonstrates initial efficacy of CBT for adolescents with ADHD who continued to exhibit persistent symptoms despite medications study demonstrates initial efficacy of CBT for adolescents with ADHD who continued to exhibit persistent symptoms despite medications.
Dialectical Behavioural Therapy for ADHD
According to the multicentre open label study of n = 72 patients with ADHD, an adaption of DBT for addressing emotion regulation, depression, impulse control, stress management, neurobiology of ADHD and ADHD in relationships, DBT has therapeutic benefit for people with ADHD. There was a statistically significant decrease on all psychometric measures in the study after DBT treatment.
CBT/DBT skills training for adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Individual and structured psycho-educational DBT/CBT groups support existing data suggesting that a structured psychotherapeutic approach is useful for patients who respond partially or not at all to drug therapy.