Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Latest Findings in ADHD Research Cause Debate

Results from the Multimodal Treatment Study of Children with ADHD provide conclusive data that medication alone is enough to control core ADHD symptoms, but only if dosing and response/behavior are monitored successfully.  Monitoring is largely insufficient in community care settings.  Complex behavioral treatment was beneficial to treatment of other aspects, such as aggressiveness and poor social skills.

Full research article available: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/113/4/754

Summary link here