The best adult ADHD treatment strategies are multimodal ones — combinations of several different, complementary approaches that work together to reduce symptoms. For one person, this ideal combination may include medication, nutrition, exercise, and behavioral therapy. Stimulants such as Adderall, Concerta, Focalin, Vyvanse, Quillivant, and Ritalin in long-acting form are often prescribed for symptoms. Strattera, a nonstimulant approved for treatment of adult.
Treatment typically requires 40 to 80 sessions, which can be time-consuming and expensive. To learn more about the latest breakthroughs in treating adult ADHD, check out Confronting Adult ADHD, a Special Health Report from Harvard Medical School. Jul 08, · Behavioral therapy. Medication is the primary treatment for adults with ADHD. But researchers are exploring ways that cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can help adults manage the Author: Rachel Reiff Ellis.