Aripiprazole in an adult with Asperger disorder.

  title={Aripiprazole in an adult with Asperger disorder.},
  author={Jud A. Staller},
  journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy},
  volume={37 11},
OBJECTIVE To report a case of aripiprazole-responsive adult Asperger disorder. CASE SUMMARY A 34-year-old white man with lifelong, disabling Asperger disorder and a 20-year history of failed psychotherapeutic and pharmacologic interventions was prescribed aripiprazole, with dramatic symptomatic improvement. DISCUSSION Multiple prior pharmacologic efforts over several years aimed predominantly at altering serotonin and dopamine neurotransmission resulted in treatment failure due to… CONTINUE READING