What is ADHD?
- Symptoms include difficulty staying focused and paying attention, difficulty controlling behavior, and hyperactivity (over-activity).
- There are three subtypes, defined by the number of different types of symptoms present:
- Predominantly hyperactive-impulsive
- Predominantly inattentive
- Combined hyperactive-impulsive and inattentive
Whare are treatment options for ADHD?
There are several treatment options available for individuals diagnosed with ADHD depending on areas of impairment. If you need help sustaining attention or managing hyperactivity, pharmacotherapy (medication) may be appropriate. Non-medication alternative for children  and adults  with ADHD are currently being explored at UCLA. If you struggle with using your executive functions such as planning, getting started on tasks, organizing your space, breaking tasks down, etc, then executive function intervention is an option. To help children manage their behaviors, we also frequently recommend parent training .
If you would like to hear more about the treatment options available at UCLA, please call (310)267-4798 or email firstname.lastname@example.org