ERIC Number: EJ619286
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Methylphenidate Misuse in Substance Abusing Adolescents.
Marsh, Linda D.; Key, Janice D.; Payne, Tricia P.
Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, v9 n3 p1-14 2000
Study determined the change in prevalence of Methylphenidate misuse over the last four years in adolescents (N=240) assessed at an outpatient abuse treatment facility. Results showed a significant increase in Methylphenidate misuse over the last 2.5 years; this increase was greatest in White adolescents. Suggests that treatment with Methylphenidate in adolescents at risk for substance misuse should be considered carefully. (Author/MKA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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