Modern approaches to diagnosis and treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

  • Korabelnikova E.
Дата публикации:01.09.2019
Журнал: Pediatriya - Zhurnal im G.N. Speranskogo
Ссылка: SCOPUS


© 2019, Pediatria Ltd. All rights reserved. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is an urgent problem due to the high incidence rate, reaching 3–5% in the child population. The article discusses diagnostic criteria for ADHD and manifestation peculiarities in different age periods. It also duscusses etiopathogenesis of ADHD as a multifactorial developmental disorder; reviews main groups of drugs used for the pharmacological correction of the disease, among which nootropics, in particular aminophenylbutyric acid («Anvifen»), occupy a special place. Author discusses and justifies the need for an integrated approach to ADHD treatment, which should combine pharmacotherapy, neuropsychological correction and psychotherapy with a child, parents and teachers.

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