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ERIC Number: EJ375087
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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Clinical Effects of Fenfluramine on Children with Autism: A Review of the Research.
du Verglas, Gabrielle; And Others
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v18 n2 p297-308 Jun 1988
A review of research studies on the effects of fenfluramine as a pharmaceutical treatment for autistic children is presented. Fenfluramine had positive effects on the reduction of hyperactivity and stereotypic behaviors in approximately one-third of subjects. The best responders were children with the highest baseline intelligence quotients. (Author/JW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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