Abstract of main article: While stimulants (methylphenidate, amphetamine, dexamphetamine) are the treatment of choice, methylphenidate is the most commonly used medication for the psychopharmacotherapy of ADHD. However, even some antidepressant medication have shown positive effects for the treatment of ADHD.

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"ADD/ADHD drugs: Medicine for ADHD"

  1. Vitiello B et al: Effectiveness of Methylphenidate in the 10-Month Continuation Phase of the Preschoolers with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Treatment Study (PATS). J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2007 Nov;17(5):593-604.
  2. Clinical experience of Martin Winkler, psychiatrist, psychotherapist and expert on ADHD.
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