ADHD hos barn: sammenligning av effekt mellom tradisjonell kinesisk medisin og metylfenidat

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children: comparative efficacy of traditional Chinese medicine and methylphenidate

Forfattere
Lan, Y. Zhang, L. L. Luo, R.
Årstall
2009
Tidsskrift
Journal of International Medical Research
Volum
37
Sider
939-48
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is frequently used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorders (ADHD) in children in China. However, until now there has been no strong evidence to prove that TCM has better efficacy than western medicine. In this systematic study of 34 studies published in the Chinese literature, the effectiveness of TCM in treating ADHD in children was examined and compared with methylphenidate (MPH), which is widely used to treat ADHD. It was found that TCM may have equal or better effectiveness than MPH. However, the lack of high-quality clinical trials to support this conclusion means that it is not currently possible to recommend any particular kind of TCM preparation for treating ADHD in children.

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Tiltaksnivå

Behandling og hjelpetiltak

Tema

Psykiske vansker og lidelser

ADHD

Tiltak

Medikamentell behandling

Stimulerende midler

Alternativ behandling

Urter

Aldersgruppe

Barn i skolealder (6-12 år)

Ungdom (13-18 år)

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