Adult ADHD Treatment 1: Medication. “When you find the right medicine, you can experience substantial improvements in your ADHD symptoms.” With the right drug and the optimal dosage, the success rate is high: Medication works for at least 80 percent of people with ADHD.Author: Penny Williams. Treatments for Adult ADHD: Treatment plans for adult ADHD are multifaceted and can include medications. The first line of medication treatment for adult ADHD is prescribed stimulants, which actually work in reverse in people with ADHD and produce a calming effect in them.Next: Misdiagnosis of Adult ADHD.
Attention deficit (hyperactivity) disorder, as it is called in the Diagnostic Statistical Manual, a publication of the American Psychiatric Association that provides a common language and standard criteria for the classification of mental disorders, can affect people of all ages. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) is a common psychological disorder that is characterized by problems with attention, impulsivity and/or hyperactivity. It can occur in adults. Adults who experience serious or chronic problems due to 6 or more of these symptoms and do not have symptoms of hyperactivity or impulsivity may have AD/HD without hyperactivity.