Preventing Behavior Problems in Children With ADHD
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Condition||attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity|
|Treatments||multi-setting early intervention, community intervention|
|Collaborator||National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)|
|Start date||September 2001|
|End date||August 2006|
|Trial size||200 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT00057668, DSIR CT-S, R01 MH61563, R01MH061563|
This study will determine the effectiveness of a combination of treatments in preventing behaviors that are typically associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in young children.
|Endpoint classification||efficacy study|
|Intervention model||parallel assignment|
Male or female participants from 3 years up to 5 years old.
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis
- Preschool, nursery school, or group daycare enrollment at least 2 days per week
- Parents who can communicate in English
- Plans to move out of the area in the near future
- Mental retardation, neurological damage, significant motor or physical impairments, or autism or other pervasive developmental disorder
- Inattentive ADHD or conduct disorder
|Official title||Prevention of Behavioral Deficits in Young ADHD Children|
|Description||Participants are randomly assigned to either a Multi-Setting Early Intervention group or to a Community Intervention group. The Early Intervention group receives parent training and assessment-based behavioral and academic intervention for 1 year, followed by either a high or a low intensity maintenance intervention for an additional 18 months. The Community Intervention group members receive psychotropic medication, special education services, and monthly sessions to obtain information about child development and medical functioning for 2 years. Participants are assessed on six occasions over 4 years. Parents and teachers assess children's behavior, academic performance, and archival data, including medical and school records.|
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