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JMP 2011, 3(39): 1-6 Back to browse issues page
Herbal Medicine in the Treatment of Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
R Hajiaghaee 1, S Akhondzadeh * 2
1- 1- Department of Pharmacognosy and Pharmaceutics, Institute of Medicinal Plants, ACECR
2- Psychiatric Research Center, Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences , s.akhond@neda.net
Abstract:   (2188 Views)
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a commonly diagnosed childhood disorder that affects approximately 3 to 7% of children. As a result, ADHD is one of the most common presenting problems among children referred to mental health professionals. Pharmacotherapy is the most commonly recommended intervention for ADHD and it has been shown to be the optimal treatment option in cases where no other comorbid conditions are present. Herbal medicine is widely used by families of children with ADHD. This review focused on herbal medicine in the treatment of ADHD.
Keywords: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Children, Herbal Medicine
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Psychiatry
Received: 2014/10/12 | Accepted: 2014/10/12 | Published: 2014/10/12
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Hajiaghaee R, Akhondzadeh S. Herbal Medicine in the Treatment of Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. JMP. 2011; 3 (39) :1-6
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Volume 3, Issue 39 (10-2011) Back to browse issues page
فصلنامه علمی پژوهشی گیاهان دارویی Journal of Medicinal Plants
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