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OBJECTIVE This was a randomized, double-blind, crossover study of 30 children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) that evaluated the time course effects of four doses of Adderall (5, 10, 15, and 20 mg), an inactive control (placebo), and a positive control (clinical dose of methylphenidate). METHOD For each treatment condition, a capsule(More)
BACKGROUND Controversy continues regarding an association between obstetric complications and risk of schizophrenia in early adult life. AIMS To compare the rate of labour and delivery complications among persons who developed schizophrenia with controls; to establish whether any complication is associated with later schizophrenia. METHOD We located the(More)
Multiple dependent variables were graphed for 29 subjects who participated in a double-blind evaluation of 4 doses of Adderall, plus positive (methylphenidate) and placebo control conditions. Five judges ranked the conditions for each subject, and analyses of individual subjects indicated that these rankings were concordant (reliable) across judges.(More)
In a randomized double-blind crossover study of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the time course effects of four doses of Adderall (5, 10, 15, and 20 mg) and an inactive (placebo) control, and an active (Ritalin) control were evaluated. A laboratory classroom setting was established in which subjective (teacher ratings of(More)
BACKGROUND Similar to the well-documented racial inequities in health status, disease burden, healthcare access, and hospitalization, studies have generally found higher rates of hospitalization resulting from ambulatory care-sensitive conditions for blacks compared to whites. Beyond identifying disparity in rates of disease or risks of hospitalization,(More)
BACKGROUND Several reports postulate that manic depression and schizophrenia share environmental risk factors. Although obstetric adversity has been suggested as a risk factor for schizophrenia, few studies have examined its relationship to bipolar affective disorder. AIMS To assess the rate of obstetric complications incurred by patients with mania(More)
OBJECTIVE This study was designed to track inpatient and outpatient utilization before and after the implementation of the 340B Drug Pricing Program in a public university hospital. METHODS Before and after design built upon administrative clinical and financial data. RESULTS Outpatient and emergency department utilization rates increased with small(More)
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