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Burlington, USA: University Vermont Department Psychiatry. 25. , Barkley, R. A. (1998) Tests and observational measures. In: Barkley, R. A. Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: a handbook for diagnosis and treatment, 2nd ed. New York, USA: Guilford, pp. 294–311. 26. Corkum, P. , Siegel, L. S. (1993) Is the continuous performance task a valuable research tool for use with children with attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder? J. Child Psychol. Psychiatry 34:1217–1239. 27. , Arnsten, A. , Faraone, S.

Ther. 43:831–842. 3 Adults with cystic fibrosis Michael I. Anstead Adults with cystic fibrosis (CF) will soon outnumber children with CF. Hence, adult and pediatric physicians must understand CF. Adults with CF face a very difficult challenge: to have a career and/or a family while still finding the time to keep up the often demanding treatment regimen required to maintain their health in the face of a complicated multisystem disease. It is our duty as physicians to help them meet this challenge by providing effective and compassionate care.

The limitations in pharmacological treatment and psychosocial treatment have resulted in attempts to examine the effectiveness of combined treatment. A largescale randomized clinical trial compared the effectiveness of pharmacological and psychosocial treatments and their combination for children with ADHD, Combined type (36). More than 500 children were randomized to intensive behavioral treatment that included parent, child, and school components; 14 months of medication management; the two treatments combined; or standard community care including medication administration.

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