Response of Adolescents With Minimal Brain Dysfunction to Methylphenidate

Lerer, Robert J.; Lerer, M. Pamela
April 1977
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Apr1977, Vol. 10 Issue 4
Academic Journal
Examines responses of adolescents with minimal brain dysfunction to methylphenidate (Ritalin). Improvement in behavior, performance and academic achievement; Decrease in symptoms of anxiety and nervousness; Importance of a trial of methylphenidate therapy for underachieving adolescents with a documented history of hyperactivity.


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