Findings from the NIMH Multimodal Treatment Study of ADHD (MTA): Implications and Applications for Primary Care Providers

  title={Findings from the NIMH Multimodal Treatment Study of ADHD (MTA): Implications and Applications for Primary Care Providers},
  author={P. Jensen and S. Hinshaw and J. Swanson and L. Greenhill and C. Conners and L. E. Arnold and H. Abikoff and G. Elliott and L. Hechtman and B. Hoza and J. March and J. Newcorn and J. Severe and B. Vitiello and K. Wells and T. Wigal},
  journal={Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics},
  • P. Jensen, S. Hinshaw, +13 authors T. Wigal
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics
  • In 1992, the National Institute of Mental Health and 6 teams of investigators began a multisite clinical trial, the Multimodal Treatment of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (MTA) study. Five hundred seventy-nine children were randomly assigned to either routine community care (CC) or one of three study-delivered treatments, all lasting 14 months. The three MTA treatments-monthly medication management (usually methylphenidate) following weekly titration (MedMgt), intensive behavioral… CONTINUE READING
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    Interventional Clinical Trial
    This trial is a continuation of the Multimodal Treatment Study of Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (MTA Study). Continuation Aim 1 is to track the persistence of… Expand
    ConditionsAttention Deficit Disorder With Hyperactivity, Dyssocial Behavior, Substance-related Disorders
    InterventionBehavioral, Drug
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