Atypical antipsychotics in the treatment of children and adolescents with pervasive developmental disorders

Autism and related pervasive developmental disorders (PDD) are characterized by impairments in social interaction and communication, restricted interests, and repetitive and stereotyped patterns of behavior. Individuals with PDD frequently display irritability and disruptive behaviors including tantrums, self-injurious behavior, and aggression. Atypical… CONTINUE READING