What you need to know about treatment if you're an adult with ADHD. By Julie Edgar If you've been diagnosed with ADHD as an adult, chances are good that your doctor has prescribed a medication -- typically a stimulant -- and suggested cognitive behavioral therapy or even a life coach. She might also have suggested a good pocket planner. Treating ADHD in adults requires a multi-pronged approach.
Symptoms are generally treated with medicine. But it's not just a matter of taking a pill. There is work to be done on practical stuff, such as getting organized, and on other emotional issues that often come with the territory.
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