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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy improves ADHD Scores

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy improves ADHD Scores
This month a very interesting research study was recorded in the journal of JAMA. It addresses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as an ADHD treatment
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, also known as CBT, is most successfully used in conjuction with medication in my opinion, but often the medication does not offer complete relief of all bothersome symptoms. This study compared CBT with relaxation and educational support.  Please note that all the subjects were already on medication but all had symptoms that remained.
Results of this study showed CBT to be superior to relaxation and educational support in the lessening of ADHD symptoms.
I love and highly recommend CBT and find it very effective for many types of mental health conditions from depression, anxiety, bipolar, and psychotic types of illnesses. I am glad to hear that it shows promise with ADHD as wel