J Atten Disorders: Adult ADHD, duloxetive vs placebo

Ranked #1 during June 2012: Duloxetine in Adults With ADHD: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Pilot Study.

Study design & execution: A 6 week parallel design RCT pilot study involving 30 adult patients with a diagnosis of ADHD to investigate the treatment potential of duloxetine. The Introduction section spells out the overarching aim of the trial:

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BMC Psychiatry: Adult ADHD, dex+CBT vs placebo+CBT

Ranked #1 during May 2012A Randomized Controlled Trial of CBT Therapy for Adults with ADHD with and without Medication.

Study design & execution: A subset of data from a previous study is taken to compare stimulants with placebo in adult patients with ADHD all of whom receive cognitive based therapy (CBT). The study objective is spelt out as follows:

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