Stimulant treatment in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder moderates adolescent academic outcome.

@article{Powers2008StimulantTI,
  title={Stimulant treatment in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder moderates adolescent academic outcome.},
  author={Robyn L Powers and David J Marks and Carlin J Miller and Jeffrey H. Newcorn and Jeffrey M. Halperin},
  journal={Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology},
  year={2008},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={449-59}
}
Treatment with psychostimulant medication has been shown to improve scholastic functioning in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, the extent to which long-term academic gains are apparent in those having received such treatment remains elusive. This study examined prospectively the relationship of childhood stimulant treatment to academic functioning during adolescence. Children (n = 169) were initially recruited and diagnosed with ADHD when they were 7-11… CONTINUE READING
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