Clinical presentation of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in preschool children: the Preschoolers with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Treatment Study (PATS).

TitleClinical presentation of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in preschool children: the Preschoolers with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Treatment Study (PATS).
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsPosner, K, Melvin GA, Murray DW, Gugga SS, Fisher P, Skrobala A, Cunningham C, Vitiello B, Abikoff HB, Ghuman JK, Kollins S, Wigal SB, Wigal T, McCracken JT, McGough JJ, Kastelic E, Boorady R, Davies M, Chuang SZ, Swanson JM, Riddle MA, Greenhill LL
JournalJournal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology
Volume17
Issue5
Pagination547-62
Date Published2007 Oct
ISSN1044-5463
KeywordsAnxiety Disorders, Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders, Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity, Central Nervous System Stimulants, Child Behavior, Child, Preschool, Communication Disorders, Data Interpretation, Statistical, Ethnic Groups, Female, Humans, Male, Methylphenidate, Neuropsychological Tests, Prospective Studies, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Psychometrics, Research Design, Risk-Taking, Socioeconomic Factors, Wounds and Injuries
Abstract

The aim of this study was to describe the clinical presentation of preschoolers diagnosed with moderate to severe attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) recruited for the multisite Preschool ADHD Treatment Study (PATS). The diagnosis and evaluation process will also be described.

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