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In this overview, Dr. William Pelham provides an overview of psychosocial and combined treatment approaches for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children. He provides a review of the research supporting the combined and psychosocial approaches to treatment and discusses directions for future research.
William E. Pelham, Jr., Ph.D., ABPP, is the Director of the Center for Children and Families (CCF) at FIU, an interdisciplinary center with faculty and student involvement from the Departments of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Pediatrics. He has conducted much of this research through his Summer Treatment Program (STP) for children with ADHD, which has been recognized by the American Psychological Association (APA), CHADD (Children and Adults with ADHD), and SAMHSA as a model program, and is widely recognized as the state-of-the-art in treatment for ADHD. His STP has also been employed in multiple clinical trials at the NIMH, NIDA, and SAMHSA. Dr. Pelham has authored or co-authored more than 290 professional papers dealing with ADHD and its treatment, both psychosocial and pharmacological.