Physician perceptions of the use of medications for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

  title={Physician perceptions of the use of medications for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.},
  author={Karen M Stockl and Tom E. Hughes and Manal A Jarrar and Kristina Secnik and Amy R Perwien},
  journal={Journal of managed care pharmacy : JMCP},
  volume={9 5},
BACKGROUND Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a prevalent mental health condition, occurring in 3% to 5% of school-aged children. Although stimulant medications are a recommended treatment for this disorder, physicians. views of these medications have not been systematically evaluated. OBJECTIVE This study examined physician-prescriber perceptions of using medications to treat ADHD symptoms in children or adolescents. METHODS A survey was developed with 4 physicians expert… CONTINUE READING
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