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Sweeping Review Reveals Latest Evidence on the Diagnosis, Treatment, and Monitoring

1st April, 2024

Source: Medical Xpress

Hundreds of studies are published each year on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but more work is needed to ensure those findings improve lives.

With input from expert stakeholders across the field, researchers at the Southern California Evidence Review Center, part of the Keck School of Medicine of USC, have synthesized the latest insights so that they can ultimately inform clinical practice. Broadly, they found that both medications and psychosocial treatments work for treating ADHD and that children with the condition can and do get better.

“We have more research than ever on ADHD, but we need to summarize it in a reliable and valid way,” said Susanne Hempel, Ph.D., a professor of clinical population and public health sciences at the Keck School of Medicine and director of the Southern California Evidence Review Center, who oversaw the work.

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