2-Drug Combo Helps Adolescents With ADHD, Aggression
[Source: Medical News Today]
Prescribing both a stimulant and an antipsychotic drug to children with physical aggression and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), along with teaching parents to use behavior management techniques, reduces aggressive and serious behavioral problems in the children, according to a study conducted by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
The study was conducted in conjunction with the University of Pittsburgh, Stony Brook University in New York and Case Western Reserve University in Ohio. The findings are published online ahead of publication in the January issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
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