ERIC Number: EJ669594
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Response to Levitas: Does Diagnosis Matter?
Zarcone, Jennifer R.; Hellings, Jessica A.; Schroeder, Stephen R.
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v108 n3 p214-16 May 2003
The author of a paper on effects of risperidone on behavior in people with developmental disabilities rebuts a criticism by suggesting that a specific diagnosis of psychiatric disorder is unimportant, since risperidone was effective in reducing aberrant behavior regardless of psychiatric diagnosis and/or environmental contingencies. (Contains references.) (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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