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Pharmacological treatment for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children with comorbid tic disorders

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2011
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
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  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (58th percentile)

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Title
Pharmacological treatment for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children with comorbid tic disorders
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, April 2011
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd007990.pub2
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Authors

Tamara Pringsheim, Thomas Steeves

Abstract

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most prevalent of the comorbid psychiatric disorders that complicate tic disorders. Medications commonly used to treat ADHD symptoms include the stimulants methylphenidate and amphetamine; nonstimulants, such as atomoxetine; tricyclic antidepressants; and alpha agonists. Due to the impact of ADHD symptoms on the child with tic disorder, treatment of ADHD is often of greater priority than the medical management of tics. However, for many decades clinicians have been reluctant to use stimulants to treat children with ADHD and tics for fear of worsening their tics. 

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 1%
Germany 1 1%
Unknown 68 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 13 19%
Researcher 13 19%
Other 7 10%
Student > Bachelor 7 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 9%
Other 17 24%
Unknown 7 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 42 60%
Psychology 6 9%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 3 4%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 4%
Arts and Humanities 1 1%
Other 7 10%
Unknown 8 11%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 12. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 09 March 2018.
All research outputs
#1,964,881
of 17,361,274 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#4,599
of 11,660 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#20,830
of 220,862 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#192
of 461 outputs
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