Management of a child with ADHAD

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Its a medical document on the management of a child with ADHD, which details stepwise multi therapeutice approach to its management

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1ADHD MANAGEMENTMANAGEMENT OF ADHDNAME:INSTITUTION:DATE: 10TH JULY 20162ADHD MANAGEMENTManagement of Hyperactive Deficit Hypertensive Disorder is mainly focused controlsymptoms, inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity also helps a child improve in performancein class and the relationship with the external environment.The treatment of ADHD includes the following:1. The following are Medications of ADHD; stimulants, non stimulants, antidepressants andmore.2. Behavior therapy in both teens and children is to be considered.3. Teachers and school counselor involvement in mentoring of the children with ADHD isdone4. Education of both children and parents on the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD plays animportant role.3ADHD MANAGEMENTMEDICATIONS OF ADHDA. ANTIDEPRESSANTSThey work on the three main components of ADHD which include; inattention, impulseand hyperactivity. They are used on children who do not do well with stimulants alone. It iscombined with stimulants and work well on children with depression, anxiety or mood disorder.They include:1) Trycylic antidepressantsNortriptylineImipramineDesipramineBupropion2) Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitorSertralinevenlafaxineB) STIMULANTS AND NON-STIMULANTS3) NON-STIMULANTSThey improve concentration and help in impulse controlAtomoxetineChonidineGuanfacine4ADHD MANAGEMENT4) STIMULANTSAmphentaineAmphentamineDextr

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