Few kids receive psychotherapy along with medication for ADHD, study finds

For many children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, medication alone can manage symptoms. But evidence shows that some affected children do better and can take lower doses of stimulant medications when they receive behavioral therapy along with ADHD drugs. A new study finds that about one quarter of commercially-insured children who are treated with medication for ADHD also receive psychotherapy, and the percentage is far lower in many parts of the country.

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