How Do You Help a Sluggish Child?

 ADHD in the News 2021-05-20

KEY POINTS: Problems with attention problems, mind-wandering, and energy have led to the controversial construct Sluggish Cognitive Tempo (SCT). There is debate as to whether this condition is part of ADHD or a distinct diagnosis. No medications are currently approved to treat SCT. Potentially relevant drugs may include Strattera, Ritalin, and antidepressants.