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National Patterns in the Outpatient Pharmacological Management of Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Authored by Gerhard, T., Chavez B., Olfson M., and Crystal S. in Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, Volume 29, Issue 3, p. 307-309, (2009).

Article summary (posted Jun 17, 2010):

Source: http://autism.healingthresholds.com

Many drugs are prescribed to help manage the symptoms of autism and yet very few studies have been done to demonstrate that these medications are helpful.

This article describes the use of drug therapy in the U.S. for youth with autism. Recently, there has been a large increase in the use of brain drugs (psychotropic medications) to treat young people with autism. This may be due to the fact that more people know about autism. It may also be due to the presence of new drugs such as atypical antipsychotics and newer stimulants. There are no guidelines to help doctors know how to prescribe brain drugs to help children with autism.

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