ERIC Number: EJ486029
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Pharmacotherapy in Mental Retardation and Autism.
Handen, Benjamin L.
School Psychology Review, v22 n2 p162-83 1993
Reviews studies examining effects of pharmacological interventions for children with mental retardation and autism. Discusses information regarding stimulants, neuroleptics, anticonvulsants, antianxiety drugs, and antidepressant drugs as measured by their effects on laboratory and clinical measures of activity level, self-injurious behavior, and stereotypies. Presents information regarding dose levels, positive effects, and possible negative side effects. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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