Table 1

Definitions and criteria for post hoc analysis of clinical response and symptomatic remission[12,18]
Terms Definitions and Criteria
Clinical response ≥30% reduction in ADHD-RS-IV with adult prompts total scorea and a CGI-I rating of 1 or 2
Symptomatic remission ADHD-RS-IV total score ≤18 (average per-item score ≤1)
Time to median clinical response or symptomatic remission Time by which half the original sample achieves criteria for clinical response or symptomatic remission
Loss of clinical response or symptomatic remission status Failure to meet criteria for clinical response or symptomatic remission after having achieved that status at a previous visit
Maintenance of clinical response or symptomatic remission at endpoint 4-week trial:
Participants meeting criteria for clinical response or symptomatic remission at postbaseline visits, enrolled at endpoint, and meeting criteria without interruption
Long-term trial:
Participants meeting criteria for clinical response or symptomatic remission at postbaseline visits and meeting the criteria without interruption up to endpoint

aRelative to baseline ADHD-RS-IV total score in the 4-week trial.

Abbreviations: ADHD-RS-IV = Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Rating Scale IV; CGI-I=Clinical Global Impressions-Improvement.

Mattingly et al.

Mattingly et al. BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:39   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-13-39

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