Behavior therapy recommended before medicine for young children with ADHD ~
More young children two to five years of age receiving care for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) could benefit from psychological services – including the recommended treatment of behavior therapy. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) latest Vital Signs report urges healthcare providers to refer parents of young children with ADHD for training in behavior therapy before prescribing medicine to treat the disorder.
- Press Release: http://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2016/p0503-children-adhd.html
- Digital Press Kit: http://www.cdc.gov/media/dpk/2016/dpk-vs-adhd-treatment.html