Treatment which includes different disciplines. The National Institute of Mental Health suggests a "multimodal" treatment plan. Multimodal treatment often includes interventions such as medical treatment, educational interventions, behavior modification programs and psychological treatment. According to a major research study conducted by NIMH, children on any type of treatment program, whether medication or behavior therapies, improved over the 14 month study. However, those children that received a more intensive treatment, which included both medication and behavioral therapies improved significantly more.
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Published On: July 22, 2010