Chapter 8. Non-Stimulant Medications and Non-Pharmacological Treatments

  1. Chris Chandler

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444328172.ch8

Science of ADHD, The

Science of ADHD, The

How to Cite

Chandler, C. (2010) Non-Stimulant Medications and Non-Pharmacological Treatments, in Science of ADHD, The, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444328172.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 24 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162340

Online ISBN: 9781444328172



  • non-stimulant medications and non-pharmacological treatments;
  • non-stimulant medications;
  • non-stimulants in ADHD treatment;
  • Modafinil psychostimulant - arousal-inducing properties and narcolepsy treatment;
  • non-pharmacological treatments;
  • “generalization of treatment effects over time - psychosocial interventions, an elusive goal”;
  • cognitive behavioral therapy, and behavior complexities;
  • adults, group-delivered CBT - moderately effective;
  • Young–Bramham method, attending to core symptoms of ADHD - and secondary problems as social skills deficits


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Non-Stimulant Medications

  • How Do These Drugs Fit into Theoretical Accounts of ADHD?

  • Non-Pharmacological Treatments

  • Alternative Treatments

  • Summary