Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Meta-cognitive therapy and ADHD

Meta-cognitive therapy (MCT) uses cognitive-behavioural principles and methods to teach skills and strategies in time management, organisation and planning. A study by Mary Solanto from the Mount Sinai Medical Center looked into how effective MCT might be in treating adults with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). 88 adults with ADHD were randomly assigned to have MCT or to take part in a support group. After 12 weeks the MCT group was significantly more improved.

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