Rosanne C State

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OBJECTIVE To determine whether clomipramine hydrochloride, a serotonin reuptake blocker with unique anti-obsessional properties, is differentially effective for obsessive-compulsive and stereotyped motor behaviors in autistic disorder compared with placebo and with the noradrenergic tricyclic antidepressant agent, desipramine hydrochloride. DESIGN(More)
PURPOSE Although adolescent onset of bipolar disorder is common, the optimal treatment approach for mania in this age group remains understudied. Comorbid attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been reported to predict lithium resistance in adolescents with bipolar disorder. Little is known about response to dival-proex sodium in adolescents(More)
OBJECTIVE Clomipramine, a serotonin reuptake blocker that has unique antiobsessional properties, was hypothesized to have a different effect from that of desipramine, a tricyclic antidepressant with selective adrenergic effects, for the stereotyped, repetitive behaviors in autism. METHOD Seven subjects, ages 6-18 years, with autistic disorder completed a(More)
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