This guideline has been developed to advise on the treatment and management of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The guideline recommendations have been developed by a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, service users and carers, and guideline methodologists after careful consideration of the best available evidence. It is intended that the guideline will be useful to clinicians and service commissioners in providing and planning high-quality care for people with ADHD while also emphasising the importance of the experience of care for them and their carers (see Appendix 1 for more details on the scope of the guideline). Although the evidence base is rapidly expanding, there are a number of major gaps; future revisions of this guideline will incorporate new scientific evidence as it develops. The guideline makes a number of research recommendations specifically to address gaps in the evidence base. In the meantime, it is hoped that the guideline will assist clinicians, people with ADHD and their carers by identifying the merits of particular treatment approaches where the evidence from research and clinical experience exists.
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- GUIDELINE DEVELOPMENT GROUP MEMBERS
- ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER
- METHODS USED TO DEVELOP THIS GUIDELINE
- THE EXPERIENCE OF TREATMENT AND CARE FOR ADHD
- THE ORGANISATION OF CARE FOR ADHD
- PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERVENTIONS AND PARENT TRAINING
- INTERVENTIONS FOR CHILDREN WITH ADHD IN EDUCATIONAL SETTINGS
- DIETARY INTERVENTIONS
- PHARMACOLOGICAL TREATMENT
- COMBINING AND COMPARING PSYCHOLOGICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL INTERVENTIONS
- SUMMARY OF RECOMMENDATIONS
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