ERIC Number: EJ617905
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Long-Term Effects of Naltrexone on Self-Injurious Behavior.
Sandman, Curt A.; Hetrick, William; Taylor, Derek V.; Marion, Sarah D.; Touchette, Paul; Barron, Jennifer L.; Martinezzi, Vernon; Steinberg, Russell M.; Crinella, Francis M.
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v105 n2 p103-17 Mar 2000
A study examined the effects of naltrexone after acute treatment and the long-term effects of naltrexone on the self-injurious behavior (SIB) of 15 individuals with mental retardation. Results found that a subgroup of patients decreased SIB for a year without treatment after acute exposure to naltrexone. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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