In this video, Preeti Parikh, MD, clinical assistant professor in the pediatrics department at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, provides an introduction to treatments for ADHD in children, including behavioral therapy, psychotherapy, family therapy, and various types of medication.
While evidence suggests that children with ADHD fare better when treated with both stimulant medication and behavior therapy, a study has found that many of the children who are prescribed ADHD medication do not receive psychotherapy.
About 17% of college students misuse stimulant medications prescribed for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a new study published in the Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review.
Patients who take antipsychotic and antidepressant medications frequently experience sexual side effects, necessitating dose adjustments. Lithium is a cornerstone treatment for many patients with bipolar disorder, but few studies have investigated its effect on sexual function.