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Mon, Sept 11, 2017, noon:
Welcoming of Postdoctoral Fellows: Angela Bruns, Karra Greenberg, Sarah Seelye and Emily Treleaven

Susan A. Murphy

Murphy et al find best treatment sequence for children with ADHD is behavioral therapy before medication

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"Early Behavior Therapy Found to Aid Children With ADHD" - New York Times. 02/17/2016.

Approximately 4 million children are currently diagnosed with ADHD in the US, and many are prescribed stimulants to treat their condition. William Pelham, Susan Murphy, and colleagues evaluated the impact of altering drugs with behavioral therapy in different sequences. They found that drugs were most effective as a supplemental, second-line treatment for those who needed it — and often at lower doses than normally prescribed.

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