publication . Article . 2003

FACTORS INFLUENCING THE MANAGEMENT OF ADHD

S ARMAN; M SOLTANI;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Mar 2003 Journal: Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, volume 8, issue 1 (issn: 1735-1995, eissn: 1735-7136, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
Abstract
Introduction: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)is the most common psychiatric disorder among school age children. It consists of hyperactivity, inattention and impulsive behavior. The onset of the disorder is before the age of 7 years and it happens at least in two situations. It causes significant impairment in social and academic functioning. A determination of factors that influences the therapeutic response in ADHD is the aim of this study.
 Methods: This study is designed as an analytic descriptive on hyperactive children. The tools that were used was the interview with parents and it provided CSI-4 checklist.
 Results: Methylphenidate...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: mental disordersbehavioral disciplines and activities
free text keywords: Methyl phenidate, ADHD, Child psychiatry, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R
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