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10/03/2019

Pediatricians Stand By Meds For ADHD, But Some Say Therapy Should Come First

External Link - Source: National Public Radio

The American Academy of Pediatrics issued new guidelines on Monday that uphold the central role of medication, accompanied by behavioral therapy, in ADHD treatment.

However, some parents, doctors and researchers who study kids with ADHD say they are disappointed that the new guidelines don’t recommend behavioral treatment first for more children, as some recent research has suggested might lead to better outcomes.

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