Sarah M Walls

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The objective of the study was to systematically examine patterns of psychiatric comorbidity in referred youth with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) including autistic disorder and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified. Consecutively referred children and adolescents to a pediatric psychopharmacology program were assessed with structured(More)
BACKGROUND Although bipolar disorder frequently onsets in the preschool years, treatment studies to guide management of these highly dysfunctional children are limited. This study evaluates the response to quetiapine monotherapy in preschool and school age children with bipolar spectrum disorder (BSD). METHOD Two eight-week, prospective, open-label trials(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of extended release carbamazepine (CBZ-ER) monotherapy in the treatment of pediatric bipolar disorder (BD). METHOD This was an 8-week, open-label, prospective trial of CBZ-ER monotherapy (788 +/- 252 mg/day) to assess the effectiveness and tolerability of this compound in treating(More)
The primate somatosensory neuroaxis provides a highly translational model system with which to investigate adult neural plasticity. Here, we report immunohistochemical staining data for AMPA and GABAA/B receptor subunits in the area 3b cortex of adult squirrel monkeys one and five months after median nerve compression. This method of nerve injury was(More)
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