Clinical and neuropsychological effects of desipramine in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

@article{Gualtieri1991ClinicalAN,
  title={Clinical and neuropsychological effects of desipramine in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.},
  author={Camillo Thomas Gualtieri and Patricia A. Keenan and Mark C Chandler},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychopharmacology},
  year={1991},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={
          155-9
        }
}
Desipramine is a tricyclic antidepressant with demonstrated efficacy for some children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). In this controlled study, clinical improvement was noted in a group of 12 ADHD children. There also were neuropsychological effects associated with desipramine treatment: a small but significant decline in motor performance and an improvement in long-term verbal memory. The decline in motor performance may be of only limited clinical significance, but it… CONTINUE READING
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