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Vol. 8 - Num. 8

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Non pharmacological interventions on family environment of children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Lefa S. Eddy Ivesa

aPediatra. Centre Mèdic Sant Ramon. Santa Coloma de Gramenet. Barcelona. España.

Reference of this article: Eddy Ives L S. Non pharmacological interventions on family environment of children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2006;8 Supl 4:S57-67.

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Abstract

The non-pharmacological management of ADHD within the family includes providing the parents with information about different aspects of the disorder and how it can affect their child, and instructing them with basic notions of behaviour therapy and cognitive therapy for a better control of the child?s misbehaviour, lack of organization and attention.

Keywords

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder Behaviour therapy Cognitive therapy Collaborative problem solving

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