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Updated 2018 NICE guideline on pharmacological treatments for people with ADHD: a critical look

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  • Contributors CG and OJS had the initial idea for the article. EF retrieved relevant literature and wrote multiple drafts including the final version. All authors commented, edited, made suggestions and approved of the final version.

  • Competing interests CG, OJS, MZ and ES have authored two of the Cochrane reviews on methylphenidate for ADHD, and XC has authored two of the Cochrane reviews on amphetamines for ADHD. MZ is a clinician working with patients with ADHD and prescribes stimulant medications regularly.

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  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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