Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Childhood Attention and Hyperactivity Problems

@article{Chan2003ComplementaryAA,
  title={Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Childhood Attention and Hyperactivity Problems},
  author={Eugenia Chan and Leonard A. Rappaport and Kathi J Kemper},
  journal={Journal of Developmental \& Behavioral Pediatrics},
  year={2003},
  volume={24},
  pages={4-8}
}
ABSTRACT. To determine the prevalence and factors associated with complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use for childhood attention and hyperactivity problems, we surveyed parents of children referred for evaluation of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Parents indicated whether they had used CAM therapies (e.g., acupuncture, nutritional supplements) in the past year and rated how important different reasons were in making their therapy decisions. Overall, 62 of 114 (54… 
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