Adaptive Treatment for Growth Suppression in Children with ADHD

Studies show that the use of stimulants for the control of ADHD in youth leads to a reduction in height gain. This study uses a SMART design to examine the effectiveness of temporary breaks in medicinal treatments and caloric supplementation for the treatment of stimulant-induced weight and growth suppression.

  • PI: James G. Waxmonsky
  • Location: Florida International University
  • Funding: NIMH Project R01MH083692