Psychosocial treatments for ADHD in teens and adults: A practice-friendly review
Article first published online: 18 FEB 2005
Copyright © 2005 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Journal of Clinical Psychology
Special Issue: ADHD in Adolescents and Adults
Volume 61, Issue 5, pages 607–619, May 2005
How to Cite
Murphy, K. (2005), Psychosocial treatments for ADHD in teens and adults: A practice-friendly review. J. Clin. Psychol., 61: 607–619. doi: 10.1002/jclp.20123
- Issue published online: 1 APR 2005
- Article first published online: 18 FEB 2005
Although stimulant medication is a cornerstone of treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), numerous nonpharmacological treatments can be employed in combination with medication to assist in the lifelong management of the disorder. A multimodal treatment combining psychoeducation, medication, psychotherapy, compensatory behavioral/self-management skills, technological tools and devices, coaching, advocacy, and reasonable school or workplace accommodations is probably the most comprehensive and effective. This article describes a variety of psychosocial treatments that are commonly used for adolescents and adults suffering from ADHD. © 2005 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. J Clin Psychol/In Session 61: 607–619, 2005.