Efficacy and Safety Limitations of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Pharmacotherapy in Children and Adults

@article{Wigal2009EfficacyAS,
  title={Efficacy and Safety Limitations of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Pharmacotherapy in Children and Adults},
  author={Sharon B. Wigal},
  journal={CNS Drugs},
  year={2009},
  volume={23},
  pages={21-31}
}
  • S. Wigal
  • Published 1 November 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • CNS Drugs
There have been major advances in the treatment and understanding of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the last decade. Among these are the availability of newer stimulant formulations, an appreciation of the combined effects of medication and behavioural therapies, and a better understanding of the neurobiology of the disorder in children (aged 6–12 years), adolescents and adults. This article focuses on the evaluation of the efficacy and safety profiles of medications used… Expand
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