Methylphenidate effects on functional outcomes in the Preschoolers with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Treatment Study (PATS).

TitleMethylphenidate effects on functional outcomes in the Preschoolers with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Treatment Study (PATS).
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsAbikoff, HB, Vitiello B, Riddle MA, Cunningham C, Greenhill LL, Swanson JM, Chuang SZ, Davies M, Kastelic E, Wigal SB, Evans L, Ghuman JK, Kollins SH, McCracken JT, McGough JJ, Murray DW, Posner K, Skrobala AM, Wigal T
JournalJournal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology
Volume17
Issue5
Pagination581-92
Date Published2007 Oct
ISSN1044-5463
KeywordsAffect, Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity, Central Nervous System Stimulants, Child Behavior, Child, Preschool, Data Interpretation, Statistical, Double-Blind Method, Emotions, Female, Humans, Male, Methylphenidate, Parents, Schools, Social Behavior, Stress, Psychological, Treatment Outcome
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of methylphenidate (MPH) on functional outcomes, including children's social skills, classroom behavior, emotional status, and parenting stress, during the 4-week, double-blind placebo controlled phase of the Preschoolers with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Treatment Study (PATS).

DOI10.1016/j.brat.2011.06.001
Alternate JournalJ Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol