Treatment of Adhd in Baton Rouge

ADHD

What is ADHD?

Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorders are one of the most common psychological illnesses influencing nearly 5% of children and about 2.5% of adults. These disorders can cause an inability to focus on one task at a time and difficulty sitting still.

Symptoms of the disorders are categorized as inattention, hyperactivity or impulsivity and may include:

  • Being easily distracted
  • Making careless mistakes
  • Forgetfulness
  • Organizational difficulties
  • Feelings of restlessness
  • Excessive talking
  • Interrupting others/difficulty waiting for a turn

Treatment for ADHD

Typical treatment for ADD and ADHD includes the use of prescription stimulant medications whose release can be either short or long-acting.  Contact Psychiatry Associates of Baton Rouge to request an appointment and learn more about these conditions and available treatment options.

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