ERIC Number: EJ676192
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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Psychopharmacology and Aggression: II. A Meta-Analysis of Nonstimulant Medication Effects on Overt Aggression-Related Behaviors in Youth with SED.
Connor, Daniel R.; Boone, R. Thomas; Steingard, Ronald J.; Lopez, Ivan D.; Melloni, Richard H., Jr.
Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, v11 n3 p157-68 Fall 2003
Meta-analysis of 33 studies examined effect size for nonstimulant medications on symptoms of overt aggression-related behaviors in children and adolescents with serious emotional and behavioral disturbances. Thirty-seven independent effects were found for neuroleptic, atypical antipsychotic, mood stabilizer, antidepressant, and adrenergic agents on symptoms of overt aggression. Results support medication as part of psychoeducational treatment plan for this population. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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