ERIC Number: EJ846168
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-May
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Medication Adherence in the MTA: Saliva Methylphenidate Sample versus Parent Report and Mediating Effect of Concomitant Behavior Treatment
Papadopulos, Elizabeth; Jensen, Peter S.; Chait, Alanna R.; Arnold, L. Eugene; Swanson, James M.; Greenhill, Laurence L.; Hechtman, Lily; Chuang, Shirley; Wells, Karen C.; Pelham, William; Cooper, Thomas; Elliott, Glenn; Newcorn, Jeffrey H.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v48 n5 p501 May 2009
Saliva methylphenidate samples from participants in the Multimodal Treatment Study of Children with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder reveal that nearly half of them had some degree of nonadherence to treatment. This suggests that nearly half of the parent reports of medication use are inaccurate.
Descriptors: Drug Therapy, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Compliance (Psychology), Children, Evaluation Methods, Parent Attitudes
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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