Adult Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Services

ADHD/ADD Management Treatment

Understanding ADHD and ADD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) are prevalent behavioral disorders that often emerge during childhood and may persist into adulthood. Individuals with these conditions typically face challenges in attention and concentration, difficulty to organize, feel restless and fidget, hard to remain still, and may exhibit impulse control behaviors.

These issues can hinder performance in academic and social settings. If you or your loved one have any of these symptoms, reach out to ACAPS TX for an evaluation with our board certified psychiatrist, Dr.M. Sarfaraz Khan.

Identifying Symptoms of ADHD and ADD

We believe in a personalized approach, focusing on understanding each individual's unique learning styles, communication methods, and preferences. This knowledge is pivotal in enhancing educational and career paths, as well as fostering meaningful relationships.

Diagnosing ADHD/ADD

The diagnosis of ADHD and ADD needs a detailed medical history and complete evaluation including state-of-the-art computerized testing. It's important that the parents and the patient provide detail information about the symptoms.

Effective Treatments for ADHD and ADD

Typically, these conditions are managed with prescription medication, and Dr. M. Sarfaraz Khan will work to find the optimal dosage. Treatment plans may also include cognitive behavioral therapy, psychological counseling, and anger management strategies. We also monitor the long term prognosis and side effects of medicine and assist the improvement of patient behavior in school and at home.


Technically, ADD is under the umbrella of ADHD, ADD now being an outdated term. It used to describe a type of ADHD characterized by inattentiveness, disorganization, and forgetfulness. Currently, ADHD is the accepted term, even in cases lacking hyperactivity.

Yes, the prognosis is very promising with early intervention. Early diagnosis and a tailored treatment plan are crucial for managing the ADHD symptoms, particularly for the children.

ADHD usually does not go away on its own. However, untreated individuals may develop coping mechanisms to mitigate some symptoms, whereas the condition persists and hinders their potential growth and achievements in life.

More than 40% of untreated ADHD children can develop Oppositional Defiant Behaviour, the use of illicit drug is usually high in untreated ADHD children.

Seeking Treatment for ADHD and ADD at ACAPS TX

At ACAPS TX, our aim is to find the best approach for managing ADHD or ADD for you or your child. We offer a range of treatment options, from medication to behavioral support, and are committed to guiding our patients through all available choices. We are dedicated to seeing our patients thrive socially, academically, and professionally.

Contact our office in Plano or McKinney, TX to schedule a pyschiatric assessment. We accept a variety of healthcare plans.