Hyperactivity and Diet Treatment

@article{Kavale1983HyperactivityAD,
  title={Hyperactivity and Diet Treatment},
  author={Kenneth A. Kavale and Steven R. Forness},
  journal={Journal of Learning Disabilities},
  year={1983},
  volume={16},
  pages={324 - 330}
}
This paper is a review of primary research investigating the Feingold hypothesis which suggests diet modification as an efficacious treatment for hyperactivity. The techniques of meta-analysis were used to integrate statistically the findings from 23 studies. The primary finding indicates that diet modification is not an effective intervention for hyperactivity as evidenced by the negligible treatment effects which are only slightly greater than those expected by chance. When the data were… 

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