Regional cerebral blood flow in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: comparison before and after methylphenidate treatment.

@article{Lee2005RegionalCB,
  title={Regional cerebral blood flow in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: comparison before and after methylphenidate treatment.},
  author={Jae Sung Lee and Boong Nyun Kim and Eunjoo Kang and Dong Soo Lee and Yu Kyeong Kim and June-Key Chung and Myung Chul Lee and Soo Churl Cho},
  journal={Human brain mapping},
  year={2005},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={157-64}
}
Differences in brain activity of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have been compared to normal healthy controls, suggesting neural correlates of cognitive/behavioral symptoms. Symptoms are improved with methylphenidate treatment but limited sources can be cited to show how brain activity in ADHD is altered after pharmacologic treatment. We investigated how long-term oral medication of methylphenidate affects the resting regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) in ADHD… CONTINUE READING

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