Decision Aid Summary

Title Complex behavior problems in children and young people: treatment options
Audience Children and young people with behavioral problems and their families. Behavior problems include inability to control anger, aggression, emotions or hyperactivity.
Options included Behavioral therapy
Stimulant medication
Non-stimulant ADHD medication
Antidepressant medication
Atypical antipsychotic medication
Year of last update or review 2016
Format Web, paper, PDF, Online interactive format
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Option Grid Collaborative
Where was it developed?
Option Grid Collaborative
Health condition Child Mental Health; Teen Mental Health
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English
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
5 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.