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Meta-Analysis Finds Stimulants Reduce Quality, Quantity of Sleep in Youth With ADHD

Stimulant medications appear to reduce the quantity and quality of sleep for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a meta-analysis published online today in Pediatrics. The findings suggest that clinicians should carefully monitor sleeping behaviors of children taking these medications and adjust treatment to promote optimal sleep.Previous studies examining the effects of stimulants on sleep in youth with ADHD have produced contradictory findings, with some suggesting that stimulants impair sleep while others propose the medication leads to relief from ADHD symptoms and improvements in sleep.For the current study, researchers...

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Published By: Psychiatric News - Monday, 23 November, 2015

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