Self concept, action control and ADHD symptoms under methylphenidate treatment in adults with ADHD.

@article{Edel2009SelfCA,
  title={Self concept, action control and ADHD symptoms under methylphenidate treatment in adults with ADHD.},
  author={Marc-Andreas Edel and E-M Pf{\"u}tze and Anja M Lieder and H. J. Assion and Hedda Ribbert and G. Juckel and Martin Br{\"u}ne},
  journal={Pharmacopsychiatry},
  year={2009},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={109-13}
}
INTRODUCTION Self-efficacy of adults with ADHD might be changed unfavourably under methylphenidate treatment. Therefore, we sought to investigate the initial situation and changes under this medication, regarding features related to self-efficacy (self concept, locus of control and action control). METHODS 3 self-rating scales (FSKN, IPC, and HAKEMP-90/ACS-90) were applied to 24 adults with ADHD combined type, before and after 5 months of methylphenidate treatment. RESULTS No negative… CONTINUE READING