Studies show that the use of stimulants for the control of ADHD in youth leads to a reduction in height gain. This study uses a SMART design to examine the effectiveness of temporary breaks in medicinal treatments and caloric supplementation for the treatment of stimulant-induced weight and growth suppression.

Principal Investigator(s): James G. Waxmonsky

Location: Florida International University

Funding: NIMH Project R01MH083692