Lays out guidelines for effective and comprehensive assessment, diagnosis and management of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), updating a previous IPS guideline of 2007. This includes the assessment of core components of ADHD and common comorbidities; methods of grading severity, and methods to formulate and implement a treating plan that includes interventions directed children, parents and teachers. The role of stimulant and non-stimulant medication, including recommendations on starting, continuing and stopping medication are discussed.
Authors: Ruchita Shah, Sandeep Grover, Ajit Avasthi
Year of Publication: 2019
Shah R, Grover S, Avasthi A. Clinical practice guidelines for the assessment and management of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Indian J Psychiatry 2019;61, Suppl S2:176-93