Research Update

The MTA Turns 21: Implications for ADHD Treatment

Topics: ADHD | Behavioral treatment | medications | MTA

REVIEW OF: The MTA Cooperative Group, Arch Gen Psychiatry 1999;56(12):1073–1086    The Multimodal Treatment Study of Children with ADHD (MTA) published its first and most important results 21 years ago, answering fundamental questions about the roles for medicine and behavioral treatment in childhood ADHD. Funded by NIMH, the study enrolled

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Clinical Update

Pharmacotherapy for Stimulant Use Disorders

Topics: medications | Pharmacotherapy | Stimulants

Stimulant use is surprisingly common. In 2017, 5.5 million people in the US took cocaine, and 757,000 of these people used crack. Another 5.1 million people misused prescription stimulants, representing nearly 2% of the total population (SAMHSA, 2019; Many pharmacological trials for stimulant use disorder have been conducted, but

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