Ongoing Research

At this moment, there are six (6) areas of investigation in Child and Adolescent Program. If you are interested in having more information, taking part of any of them, or referring your patient to take part (only for mental health professionals), please contact our secretary throught the phone (051) 3359-8094.

  • Study of ADHD – Genetic susceptibility, identification of candidate genes and a farmacogenetic study

  • Bipolar disorder in comorbidity with ADHD: a randomized double blind clinical trial with aripiprazole followed by methylphenidate

  • Food ingestion and the levels of iron serum –n children and teens with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder – ADHD

  • Association between motoboys accidents, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

  • The role of adverse environmental factors, family functioning and parental psychopathology in the response to methylphenidate in child and adolescent with attention-deficit hyperactivity/disorder

  • Teaching strategies for children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): possibilities of pedagogical intervention in arithmetic

  • Study of genetic susceptibility and identification of candidate genes in ADHD adults patients

  • Pharmacogenetics study of the Methylphenidate response in ADHD adult patients ADHD

  • Association between candidate genes and response patterns to Neuropsychological tests in ADHD

  • Association between Temperament Types and ADHD subtypes in adult ADHD

  • Environmental effects associated to adult ADHD