Decision Aid Summary
|ADHD: Should my child take medicine for ADHD?
|Parents of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) considering treatment for their child.
|Have your child take medicine for ADHD.
Don't have child take medicine.
Try counseling, behavior therapy, or social skills training.
|Year of last update or review
|How to obtain
|Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
|Where was it developed?
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
|Type of decision aid
|Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
|7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
|8 out of 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
|Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing
Last modified: 2019-06-26.