Clonidine and methylphenidate were effective for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children with comorbid tics
- Literature Reviews: Pediatric Neurology. Lampe, John B.; Deputy, Stephen R. // Clinical Pediatrics;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p736
Discusses the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children with tourette syndrome (TS). Percentage of children with TS who have comorbid ADHD; Pharmacologic treatment of children with chronic tic disorders and ADHD; Efficacy of stimulant drugs for treating ADHD.
- Cognition, Emotion and Behavior in Children with Touretteâ€™s Syndrome and Children with ADHD-Combined Subtypeâ€”A Two-Year Follow-Up Study. Hovik, Kjell Tore; Plessen, Kerstin J.; Cavanna, Andrea E.; Skogli, Erik Winther; Andersen, Per Normann; Øie, Merete // PLoS ONE;12/16/2015, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p1
Objective: This two-year follow-up study investigates the course of and association among measures of cognitive control, focused attention, decision-making and symptom severity (anxiety, depression and behavior) in children and adolescents with Touretteâ€™s Syndrome (TS) or...
- Clonidine Treatment Increases Tics in Patients With Tourette Syndrome: Case Report. Kessler, Abraham R. // Journal of Child Neurology;May2001, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p380
Presents a case study wherein the hypotensive agent clonidine at subclinical concentrations led to an exacerbation of the complex and motor phonic tics in a child with Tourette syndrome. Possibility of a rebound effect which results from a rapid discontinuation of the drug's administration;...
- Clonidine/risperidone. // Reactions Weekly;12/8/2007, Issue 1181, p12
The article describes the case of an 11-year-old girl who had a transient ischaemic attack. The patient experienced the attack while undergoing treatment for Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome using clonidine and risperidone. The patient had slurred speech as well as loss of power on her...
- Evaluation and management of attention-deficit hyperactivity... Taylor, Michael A. // American Family Physician;2/15/1997, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p887
Reports that attention-deficit hyperactivity is the most common pediatric psychiatric disorder in the United States, affecting one of every 20 children. Symptoms of the disorder; What the diagnosis of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder requires; Results of effective treatment of this...
- The social functioning of children with ADD with hyperactivity and ADD without hyperactivity: A... Wheeler, Jennifer; Carlson, Caryn L. // Journal of Emotional & Behavioral Disorders;Jan1994, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p2
Studies the social functioning of children with attention-deficit disorder (ADD) with hyperactivity (ADHD) and ADD without hyperactivity. Development of the diagnostic category of ADHD; Effects on self; Effects on others; Effects on outcome; Social skills deficit versus performance deficits;...
- Reviews of professional periodicals. Van Wormer, Katherine // Federal Probation;Dec90, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p102
Reviews the article titled `School-and-Family-based Treatment of Children with Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder,' by Kaye H. Coker and Bruce A. Thyer, published in the May 1990 issue of `Families in Society.'
- ADHD-related behavior among non-referred children: Parent's ratings of DSM-III-R symptoms. Kanbayashi, Yasuko; Nakata, Yojiro // Child Psychiatry & Human Development;Fall94, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p13
Identifies the prevalence of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) among non-referred children. Determination of prevalence according to age or gender; Parents' ratings based on DSM-III-R criteria; ADHD from 1022 metropolitan children aged 4 to 12; Factor analysis results.
- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder part 1: Is anyone paying attention. Pellman, Harry // Pediatrics for Parents;1995, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p4
Discusses the efforts made by physicians to identify and manage Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children. Related terms; Causes; Manifestations; Relationship problem; Theory; Effect of television.