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ERIC Number: EJ860972
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Nov
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 53
ISSN: ISSN-0033-3085
Current Medications for the Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Vaughan, Brigette S.; Roberts, Holly J.; Needelman, Howard
Psychology in the Schools, v46 n9 p846-856 Nov 2009
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is common among children. Fortunately, ADHD is highly treatable with medication. The purpose of this article is to serve as a primer on medication treatment for ADHD for school psychologists. The article discusses the available stimulant and nonstimulant medication for the treatment of ADHD. Additionally, this article discusses educational implications of medication treatment in the schools. Psychosocial interventions will also be highlighted in this article given their efficacy when paired with stimulant medications for children with ADHD. (Contains 2 tables, 1 resource and 6 online resources.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Support Staff
Language: English
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