Long-term stimulant treatment of children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder symptoms. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

@article{Gillberg1997LongtermST,
  title={Long-term stimulant treatment of children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder symptoms. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.},
  author={Christopher Gillberg and Helen Melander and A-L von Knorring and L O Janols and Gunilla Thernlund and Bruno Lars H{\"a}ggl{\"o}f and L Eidevall-Wallin and Per Gustafsson and Svenny Kopp},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  year={1997},
  volume={54 9},
  pages={857-64}
}
BACKGROUND We wanted to study the effects of amphetamine on symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) over a longer period than has been reported in previous studies of central stimulants in this condition. METHODS Sixty-two children, aged 6 to 11 years, meeting DSM-III-R symptom criteria for ADHD participated in a parallel-group design, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of amphetamine treatment. Treatment was not restricted to children with "pure" ADHD, ie… CONTINUE READING

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