A comparison of haloperidol and behavior therapy and their interaction in autistic children.

  title={A comparison of haloperidol and behavior therapy and their interaction in autistic children.},
  author={M. Campbell and L. Anderson and M. Meier and I. Cohen and A. Small and C. Samit and E. Sachar},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry},
  volume={17 4},
Abstract Haloperidol and behavior therapy, and the interaction of the two treatments were critically assessed with respect to their effects on symptoms and language acquisition in 40 autistic children aged 2.6 to 7.2 years. The children were randomly assigned to four treatment groups in a factorial design. The study was placebo controlled and double-blind, using multiple independent raters who assessed treatment effects under three types of rating conditions. Haloperidol was found to be… Expand
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