Pharmacologic Therapies Aid Treatment for Autism

Lindsay, Ronald L.; Aman, Michael G.
October 2003
Pediatric Annals;Oct2003, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p671
Academic Journal
The article discusses the common behavioral problems encountered in children with autistic spectrum disorders and the pharmacological treatment for each behavior. The medications used to reduce aggression and self-injurious behavior are mentioned. A description of perseverative behaviors is presented. The findings of studies about the use of psychostimulants in children with developmental disabilities are discussed.


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