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Barbara Gavin Mattox, MD
(617) 626-9507
517 W Aycock St
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1998

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Susan Louise Eder, MD
(919) 546-8885
2400 Oxford Rd
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1983

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Robert Le Roy Rollins, MD
(919) 781-3115
2500 Wake Dr
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1956

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Hans Stelmach, MD
(919) 966-8712
859 Washington St Ste A
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1998

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Julia Ogden Lunsford, MD
505 Oberlin Rd Ste 148
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1987

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Anthony Glenn Carraway, MD
(919) 225-6512
2703 Anderson Dr
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1984

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Susan Rae Levy, MD
(919) 833-9500
1105 Cowper Dr
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1979

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Tanya R Cheevers Woods, MD
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 1978

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Wendell R Grigg Jr, MD
(919) 828-9937
859 Washington St
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1971

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Integrative and Spiritual Psychiatry
(919) 833-5044
223 1/2 Forest Road
Raleigh, NC
Services
Wellness Training, Psychotherapy, Psychiatry, Nutrition, Mind/Body Medicine, Healthy Aging, Functional Medicine
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Non-Drug Therapies for ADHD - Anger management

Anger management

Impulsive children who are quick to anger can benefit from anger management training. The child is taught how to recognise the signs of their growing frustration and is given a range of coping skills designed to defuse their aggression. Relaxation techniques and stress management skills are also taught.

Social training

A child with ADHD is often unpopular with their peers because of their aggression and lack of social skills. Being bullied, ignored or teased by peers is a major contributor to the child's low self-esteem. Social training can teach the child how to interact with others in a proper and satisfying way. Strategies may include role playing. Some of the basic social skills the child may be taught include:

  • Different ways of starting a conversation
  • The importance of holding eye contact when speaking
  • Listening skills
  • How to play cooperatively with others.

Family counselling

For family counselling to be effective, everyone in the family needs to understand as much as possible about ADHD. It will help to read books and perhaps join support groups. The aim of family counselling is to help the other members of the household to understand and better cope with the child's behaviour. For example, the parents may be instructed on various management techniques (such as 'time out') and how to balance punishments and rewards. Communication skills and anger management techniques are also useful.

Dietary changes

There is little evidence to promote the theory that ADHD is caused or provoked by certain foods including food additives. Some studies have found that small numbers of children with ADHD may benefit slightly from dietary modifications, but experts don't recommend changes to diet as a routine part of therapy. Consult with your doctor or dietitian.

Alternative therapies

There are various alternative therapies that claim to help the child with ADHD. In many cases, the claims can't be substantiated. Some controversial and unproven alternative therapies for ADHD include:

  • Patterning - the theory that a child's development should happen in a certain sequence. A belief, for example, that ADHD has occurred because the child didn't crawl before they walked.
  • Treatment for allergies - ADHD is believed by some to be caused by allergies. Treatment options include homeopathic remedies and special diets.
  • Vision training - including eye exercises and tinted eyeglasses.
  • Vitamin supplements - typically, large doses of vitamins are recommended.

Things to remember

Combining medication with non-drug therapies ensures a high success rate. Non-drug therapies include behaviour modification, cognitive therapy, anger management, family counselling and social training. There is little evidence to promote the theory that ADHD is caused or provoked by certain foods, inclu...

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