Multimodal Treatment Study of ADHD by alextt

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									Multimodal Treatment Study of ADHD


                                   I. ADHD
                               No Comorbidity



                              Medication alone
                              proved effective1

Summary of data on MTA study from: Forness, S.R., Kavale, K.A. (2001) Ignoring the odds:
    Hazards of not adding the new medical model to special education decisions. Behavior
    Disorders 26(4) 269-281.
Outcomes of a full standard deviation improvement, .8 or greater
1

Diana Browning Wright, Behavior/Discipline Trainings, 2002
                            MTA STUDY
                  II. ADHD + Anxiety
                 or Depressive Disorder
                                         either
              Effective                                   Behavioral
             Medication                                   Treatment
             Management

                               Responded Well1
Summary of data on MTA study from: Forness, S.R., Kavale, K.A. (2001) Ignoring the odds:
    Hazards of not adding the new medical model to special education decisions. Behavior
    Disorders 26(4) 269-281.
1Outcomes of a full standard deviation improvement, .8 or greater
Diana Browning Wright, Behavior/Discipline Trainings, 2002
                             MTA STUDY

                   III. ADHD + ODD/CD


                       Combined therapies only
                          proved effective
                       (Medication/Behavioral)
                     responded “relatively well”2
Summary of data on MTA study from: Forness, S.R., Kavale, K.A. (2001) Ignoring the odds:
      Hazards of not adding the new medical model to special education decisions. Behavior
      Disorders 26(4) 269-281.
2Outcomes of .4 improvement

Diana Browning Wright, Behavior/Discipline Trainings, 2002
                             MTA STUDY

                 IV. ADHD + Anxiety or
                  Depression + ODD/CD

                         Responded only partially
                          to combined treatment3

Summary of data on MTA study from: Forness, S.R., Kavale, K.A. (2001) Ignoring the odds:
       Hazards of not adding the new medical model to special education decisions. Behavior
       Disorders 26(4) 269-281.
3Statistically significant, but not clinically significant change

Diana Browning Wright, Behavior/Discipline Trainings, 2002

								
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