Predictors of adult height and weight in boys treated with methylphenidate for childhood behavior problems.

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OBJECTIVE To examine associations between childhood treatment with methylphenidate (MPH) and adult height and weight. METHOD Subjects were 97 boys, aged 4 to 12 years, with behavior problems who were (1) referred to a child psychiatry outpatient clinic, (2) treated clinically with MPH for an average of 36 months, and (3) reevaluated between ages 21 and 23… (More)

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