01-06-2012 | Original Paper
Psychotropic Medications in Autism: Practical Considerations for Parents
Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders | Uitgave 6/2012Log in om toegang te krijgen
Medications are widely prescribed in children with autism spectrum disorders. Most commonly these medications are used to decrease symptoms that fall under three main clusters: irritability, ADHD-like symptoms, and repetitive behaviors. In this guide we introduce basic approaches to medications in children with autism and review the scientific evidence in each symptom cluster.