TITLE

Melatonin in autistic spectrum disorders: meta-analysis

PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Dec2011, Vol. 96 Issue 12, p1172
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a systematic review and meta-analysis regarding the studies reflecting the evidence of melatonin in autistic spectrum disorders (ASD). It investigates the studies which examined the effects of melatonin treatment in ASD. According to the studies, the meta-analysis showed improvement in sleep duration and sleep latency with melatonin compared with placebo.
ACCESSION #
67465943

 

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