Psychostimulant Prescription for ADHD in New South Wales: a Longitudinal Perspective

Brenton PROSSER, MC Lambert, R Reid

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    Abstract

    OBJECTIVE: There is a need for Australian studies of ADHD that utilize the individual child as the unit of analysis because they provide a more accurate picture of national patterns (in new prescriptions, start age, and duration). The aim of this study was to build toward a national picture of patterns in psychostimulant use for ADHD by undertaking a retrospective analysis of archival data on prescriptions within New South Wales (NSW), Australia's most populated state.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)284-294
    Number of pages11
    JournalJournal of Attention Disorders
    Volume19
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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