Mechanism of action of stimulants in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

J Clin Psychiatry. 2010 Jan;71(1):12-3. doi: 10.4088/JCP.09bs05890pur.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity / drug therapy*
  • Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity / physiopathology
  • Central Nervous System Stimulants / pharmacology
  • Central Nervous System Stimulants / therapeutic use*
  • Dopamine / physiology
  • Humans
  • Norepinephrine / physiology
  • Prefrontal Cortex / drug effects
  • Prefrontal Cortex / physiopathology

Substances

  • Central Nervous System Stimulants
  • Dopamine
  • Norepinephrine