Tara M Mirto

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OBJECTIVE Few follow-up studies have been conducted of girls with ADHD, and none have followed girls into adulthood. The authors sought to estimate the prevalence of psychopathology in girls with and without ADHD followed into young adulthood. METHOD The authors conducted a longitudinal case-control study of 6- to 18-year-old girls with (N=140) and(More)
BACKGROUND Armodafinil, prescribed principally to treat narcolepsy, is undergoing assessment of therapeutic potential for other neuropsychiatric disorders and medical conditions. The neurochemical substrates and mechanisms of armodafinil are unresolved. We investigated the hypothesis that armodafinil enhances wakefulness by modulating the activities of the(More)
OBJECTIVE While concordance between mother and child report continues to be the gold standard in the assessment of pediatric bipolar disorder, uncertainty develops when a mother's report is not endorsed by the youth. To this end we compared discordant (mother positive and youth negative) and concordant (mother and youth positive) cases. METHODS Subjects(More)
OBJECTIVE Pediatric studies of the long-acting formulation (spheroidal oral drug absorption system [SODAS]) of the isomer dexmethylphenidate have shown a dose-dependent efficacy through 12 hours. However, there are no studies of central nervous system (CNS) dopamine transporter occupancies. METHOD Eighteen healthy volunteers underwent positron emission(More)
OBJECTIVE Subjective responses (ie, liking, disliking) to stimulants are thought to be proxies for abuse potential. Greater subjective responses have been documented in formulations that are more rapidly absorbed. However, repeat dosing has not been examined. METHODS Subjective responses on the Drug Rating Questionnaire were compared in 26 healthy adults(More)
Hypothesis There are conflicting data regarding survival in Val122Ile versus SSA cardiac amyloidosis, suggesting either better survival in SSA or similar survival between the groups. Since survival is often calculated from time of diagnosis, a delayed diagnosis in Val122Ile from symptom onset would bias survival toward SSA. We therefore sought to determine(More)
Association Between RupturedDistal Biceps Tendon andWild-Type Transthyretin Cardiac Amyloidosis Wild-type transthyretin amyloidosis (ATTRwt) is increasingly recognized as an important cause of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), affecting 13% in a consecutiveseriesof cardiologyand internalmedicinepatientsadmitted to a university(More)
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