Effects of methylphenidate on kinematic aspects of handwriting in hyperactive boys.

@article{Tucha2001EffectsOM,
  title={Effects of methylphenidate on kinematic aspects of handwriting in hyperactive boys.},
  author={Oliver Tucha and Klaus W. Lange},
  journal={Journal of abnormal child psychology},
  year={2001},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={351-6}
}
Poor handwriting in hyperactive children often contributes to academic failure. Beneficial effects of methylphenidate on the quality of handwriting have been shown. Using a digitizing tablet, the handwriting of 21 hyperactive boys was examined both during methylphenidate treatment and following withdrawal of the drug. Half of the hyperactive boys were tested first on methylphenidate and then following withdrawal of the drug and the remaining hyperactive boys were examined in the reverse order… CONTINUE READING

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