Communication Performance Changes as a Function of Ritalin Dosage: A Case Study
Communication Disorders Quarterly
Measures of a 7-year-old child's communication performance were analyzed as a function of varying dosages of Ritalin (methylphenidate) prescribed by a physician for controlling an attentional deficit. Data were taken from videotaped segments of low-structured clinical interaction. Measures of (1) mean length of utterance in morphemes, (2) verbal spontaneity, (3) communication flow, and (4) topic perseveration were shown to vary as a function of dosage levels. © 1981, Sage Publications. All rights reserved.
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Highnam, Cliff, "Communication Performance Changes as a Function of Ritalin Dosage: A Case Study" (1981). Faculty Publications. 4923.