Treatment for ADHD is managed by a mental health professional to reduce the negative effects of ADHD symptoms on the patient while enhancing their capacity to address difficulties. Treatment reduces a person’s degree of symptoms and functional impairment and improves their quality of life. When children, adolescents, and adults are diagnosed with ADHD, the treatment approach is customized to address their unique needs. For younger patients, there is a focus on improved behavioral results.
There are numerous treatment alternatives, and which one is most effective will depend on the child, adult, or family needs. Pharmacological treatments are often included to help manage uncontrolled symptoms such as improving levels of concentration to complete a task. Comorbid disorders like anxiety can also be treated.