Text Messaging Adherence to Stimulant Medication
This trial has been completed.
|Condition||attention deficit hyperactivity disorder|
|Treatments||text- messaging, treatment as usual|
|Sponsor||Massachusetts General Hospital|
|Collaborator||American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry.|
|Start date||January 2014|
|End date||August 2016|
|Trial size||35 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT01967485, 2013-P-002161|
The purpose of this study is to determine if an individualized text messaging intervention for the parents of children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is effective in improving medication adherence and disease management.
|Intervention model||parallel assignment|
|Primary purpose||health services research|
time frame: Six Months
All participants from 6 years up to 17 years old.
- Male or female children ages 6-17 years
- A diagnosis of ADHD (inattentive, hyperactive/impulsive, or combined type) according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) based on clinical assessment and supported by a Clinical Global Impression- ADHD (CGI-ADHD) Severity Score of at least 4 (Moderately Ill)
- Has a parent in possession of a cellular phone with text messaging capabilities and is interested in and willing to receive planned text messages
- Has never been treated with stimulant medication, or has begun treatment with stimulant medication within three months of study enrollment.
- Any serious, unstable, chronic medical condition, per clinician assessment
- Cardiovascular disease
- Current or past history of seizures
- Treatment with stimulant medication beyond three months prior to enrollment
- Pregnant or nursing females
- Investigator and his/her immediate family; defined as the investigator's spouse, parent, child, grandparent, or grandchild
- Unstable psychiatric illness other than ADHD, including, but not limited to: Autism, Bipolar Disorder, Psychosis, Major Depressive Disorder, Anorexia, Bulimia, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Anxiety Disorders
- History of multiple adverse drug reactions
- Presence of suicidal risk, or homicidality
- Unwilling/unable to comply with study procedures
- Poor command of the English language
|Official title||Text Messaging Adherence to Stimulant Medication|
|Principal investigator||Mai Uchida, MD|
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