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Review of: Goode AP et al. Nonpharmacologic treatments for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a systematic review. Pediatrics 2018;141:e20180094.
Key learning points
A systematic review assessed a range of non-drug treatments for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Omega fatty acids did not produce a statistically significant effect on ADHD symptoms compared with the control group.
Cognitive behavioural therapy showed some effect on reducing anxiety and depression and improving ADHD scores for children in one study.
Child and parent training had mixed results depending on the comparator.
A review of non-pharmacological treatments for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) found low-quality evidence that was limited by small sample size, variation in outcomes and short-term follow-up.
This systematic review looked at studies, conducted between 2009 and 2016, of non-pharmacological treatments for ADHD …
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Contributors DTB Team.