Long-Term Use of Stimulants in Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

@article{Hechtman2003LongTermUO,
  title={Long-Term Use of Stimulants in Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder},
  author={L. Hechtman and B. Greenfield},
  journal={Pediatric Drugs},
  year={2003},
  volume={5},
  pages={787-794}
}
The purpose of this review is to summarize existing data on the long-term safety and efficacy of stimulant treatment, and how long-term stimulant treatment of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects their outcome. Existing controlled studies of children with ADHD treated and untreated with stimulants, as well as long-term prospective follow-up studies, are reviewed. Children with ADHD treated with stimulants for as long as 2 years continue to benefit from the… Expand
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