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A Trial of Computer-based Attention-training Systems in Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

2014-07-24 14:11:54 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study examines the efficacy of two computer-based training systems to teach children with ADHD to attend more effectively.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Intervention

Computer attention training systems for children with ADHD

Location

Tufts Medical Center / Tufts University
Boston
Massachusetts
United States
02111

Status

Completed

Source

Tufts Medical Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:11:54-0400

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