Non-pharmacologic management of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents: a review

Mahesh Shrestha, Julianna Lautenschleger, Neelkamal Soares


Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a very common neurobehavioral disorder that affects children and adolescents with impact that persists beyond adolescence into adulthood. Medication and non-pharmacological treatments are evidence-based interventions for ADHD in various age groups, and this article will elaborate on the psychosocial, physical and integrative medicine interventions that have been studied in ADHD.