ADHD treatment across the life cycle.

  title={ADHD treatment across the life cycle.},
  author={Thomas J. Spencer},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  volume={65 Suppl 3},
Since attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is usually diagnosed in children, evidence from the studies of pharmacologic treatments for children with ADHD is used to inform pharmacologic treatment recommendations for adults. A large percentage of children diagnosed with ADHD have symptoms that persist into adolescence and adulthood. Evidence shows that pharmacologic treatments improve functional outcomes in children with ADHD, and studies using similar pharmacologic treatments show… CONTINUE READING