Volume 29, Number 2 (6-2005)                   Research in Medicine 2005, 29(2): 135-140 | Back to browse issues page


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Methylphenidate with or without behavioral intervention in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Research in Medicine. 2005; 29 (2) :135-140
URL: http://pejouhesh.sbmu.ac.ir/article-1-136-en.html

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Background at least 5% of school-aged children. Boys are more commonly affected. Besides imposing large expenses on society health care system, ADHD may influence occupational, social and educational aspects of child's life, thus, establishing an appropriate therapy is of utmost importance .

Materials and methods experiment (receiving methylphenidate) and control (methylphenidate and behavioral intervention) .

 Results associated with better outcome in inattentive and impulsive children however, it is less likely to treat hyperactivity and distractibility better than methylphenidate alone .

Conclusion behavioral intervention and educating the sufferers' family member could improve child' performance in school and his self-confidence .

Keywords: Hashemian P
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Type of Study: General | Subject: General
Received: 2003/11/28

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