ERIC Number: EJ645108
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Brief Report: Case Reports on Naltrexone Use in Children with Autism: Controlled Observations Regarding Benefits and Practical Issues of Medication Management.
Williams, Patricia Gail; Allard, AnnaMary; Sears, Lonnie; Dalrymple, Nancy; Bloom, Allen S.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v31 n1 p103-08 Feb 2001
A study involving six boys (ages 2-9) with autism found the use of naltrexone improved social initiations on videotape samples, social scale of the Gilliam Autism Rating Scales (4 out of 6 improved), stereotypies scale of GARS (5 out of 6 improved), and attention problems (4 out of 6 improved). (Contains references.) (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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