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ADHD Medication & Treatment eBook: Choosing and Using ADHD Medications, Managing Side Effects, and More

Everything you need to know about treating ADHD with medication, managing side effects, and using non-drug therapies — 60+ pages of expert treatment advice available for download now!

Use this ADHD Medication & Treatment eBook to...
  • Ensure an accurate ADHD diagnosis
  • Devise an effective treatment plan
  • Understand the benefits and drawbacks of popular ADHD medications for children and adults
  • Manage side effects like sleeplessness, lack of appetite, tics, etc.
  • Research alternative treatment options like fish oil, neurofeedback, behavior therapy, and more

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  • ADHD Advisory Board

    Larry Silver, M.D.
    Georgetown University Medical School

    Russell Barkley, Ph.D.
    Medical University of South Carolina

    Carol Brady, Ph.D.
    Baylor College of Medicine

    Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D.
    Yale University School of Medicine

    Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.
    The Hallowell Center

    Peter Jaksa, Ph.D.
    ADD Centers of America

    Peter Jensen, M.D.
    Center for the Advancement of Children's Mental Health
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

    Rachel Klein, Ph.D.
    Child Study Center
    New York University Medical School

    Harold Koplewicz, M.D.
    Child Study Center
    New York University Medical School

    Michele Novotni, Ph.D.
    Wayne Counseling Center

    Patricia Quinn, M.D.
    National Center for Gender Issues and AD/HD

    Karen Wagner, M.D., Ph.D.
    University of Texas Medical Branch

    Timothy Wilens, M.D.
    Harvard Medical School

    Dear ADDitude reader:

    You’re relieved to know, finally, that your child’s symptoms — impulsivity, distractedness, perhaps hyperactivity — have a name. Or that your inability to focus or pay attention in school as a child — or at work as an adult — is due to attention deficit disorder. But now what about...

    ...researching all of your treatment options before speaking with your doctor?

    ...understanding the pros and cons of popular ADHD medications for children and adults?

    ...ensuring you're taking the right ADHD medication at the right dosage? ...learning how to minimize side effects like sleeplessness and weight loss?

    ...trying alternative treatments like fish oil and neurofeedback?

    ...making behavior therapy work for your child?

    ...working with an ADD coach to improve organization and time management?

    This ADHD Medication & Treatment eBook contains 60+ pages of well-researched expert tips and information for helping you or your child better manage the symptoms of attention deficit disorder by taking the right medication at the right dosage and/or through alternative therapies.

    Trusted information compiled by ADDitude's advisory board and editorial staff for parents and adults like you.

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    This eBook contains seven chapters, each full of expert tips for helping you better navigate the ADHD treatment process.
    Included are:

    Chapter 1: How Professionals Diagnose ADHD / Understanding Your Treatment Options
    A step-by-step guide to understanding ADHD symptoms and how professionals diagnose attention deficit disorder.

    INCLUDED: The differences between Inattentive and Hyperactive/Impulsive ADD. An overview of the various ADHD Rating Scales. A handy chart outlining the professionals who can diagnose and treat ADHD. An introduction to medications and alternative therapies.

    Chapter 2: Types of ADHD Medications
    How ADHD medications work, the benefits they offer, and advice for managing them safely.

    INCLUDED: A comprehensive ADHD medication chart. The truth about dopamine and norepinephrine. A breakdown of different stimulant medications and tips for taking them more effectively. In-depth information about non-stimulants, antidepressants, and antihypertensives. Treatment options for comorbid conditions like anxiety and OCD.

    Chapter 3: ADHD Medication Strategies
    Strategies for deriving the greatest benefit from stimulant medication at home and at school.

    INCLUDED: Advice for finding the right doctor. How to adjust a dosage to the right level. Ways to track whether medication is working effectively. Dietary considerations for your child. A four-step process for setting up a school-day dose.

    Chapter 4: Managing Side Effects
    Common side effects associated with ADHD meds and how to counteract them.

    INCLUDED: Loss of appetite. Difficulties with sleep. Stomaches and headaches. Tics. Emotional problems. Fatigue. Brain and heart problems. And more.

    Chapter 5: Alternative ADHD Treatments
    Five popular non-drug treatments that may help manage ADHD symptoms in you or your child.

    INCLUDED: Neurofeedback - exercise for the brain. Nutrition and supplements - including fish oil and iron. Exercise - how physical activity impacts brain chemicals. Working-memory training - software designed to sharpen memory. Nature therapy - why green time is essential.

    Chapter 6: Behavior Therapies
    Why and how behavior therapy can improve attitude, focus, and organization.

    INCLUDED: Can behavior therapy prevent ADHD? A four-step guide for using behavior therapy with your child. Cognitive behavior therapy for adults who struggle with negative thinking and anxiety.

    Chapter 7: Working with an ADHD Coach
    How to choose and work productively with an ADHD coach.

    INCLUDED: The characteristics of a good coach. How ADHD coaching works. The five principals of successful ADHD coaching. Five questions to ask before you hire a coach.

    PLUS: More ADDitude Resources for Treating ADHD
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    Wayne Kalyn
    Editor, ADDitude

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