What Is ADHD?

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by persistent patterns of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. Individuals with ADHD may face challenges in various aspects of life, including work, school, and relationships.

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Common Features of ADHD:

  • Inattention: Difficulty sustaining attention, frequent careless mistakes, and forgetfulness in daily activities.
  • Hyperactivity: Excessive fidgeting, restlessness, and difficulty remaining seated.
  • Impulsivity: Acting without thinking, difficulty waiting one’s turn, and interrupting others.

Types of ADHD:

  • Predominantly Inattentive Presentation: Difficulty with sustained attention and organization.
  • Predominantly Hyperactive-Impulsive Presentation: Excessive energy, impulsivity, and fidgeting.
  • Combined Presentation: A combination of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity.

How Premier Psychiatry Can Help:

At Premier Psychiatry, our team specializes in the assessment and management of ADHD. We understand the unique challenges individuals with ADHD face, and our goal is to provide comprehensive and individualized care to support their well-being.

Our Treatment Approach:

Thorough Assessment: We conduct comprehensive assessments to understand the specific symptoms and impact of ADHD on daily functioning.

Medication Management: Our experienced psychiatrists may recommend medications, such as stimulants or non-stimulants, to address ADHD symptoms, closely monitoring their effectiveness and adjusting treatment plans as needed.

Behavioral Interventions: Skilled therapists offer behavioral interventions, including psychoeducation, organizational skills training, and parent training, to address the behavioral aspects of ADHD.

Educational Support: We collaborate with schools and educational institutions to provide support and accommodations for individuals with ADHD.

Getting Started:

If you or someone you know is experiencing challenges related to ADHD, seeking professional help can make a significant difference. Premier Psychiatry is here to support you. Schedule a consultation or contact us at (708) 799-8384 for more information.

Remember: Understanding Leads to Empowerment.

Understanding ADHD is the first step towards effective management and improved quality of life. Premier Psychiatry is committed to providing personalized care to help individuals with ADHD thrive.

Thank you for considering Premier Psychiatry for your mental health needs.