Behavioral effects of Org 2766, a synthetic analog of the adrenocorticotrophic hormone (4-9), in 14 outpatient autistic children.

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Fourteen children (12 infantile autism full syndrome present, 2 atypical pervasive developmental disorder) between 5 and 13 years of age participated in a double-blind placebo-controlled cross-over trial. Each child received 20 mg Org 2766 (synthetic analog of ACTH 4-9)/day during 4 weeks, or placebo in a randomly assigned sequence. Drug effects were… (More)

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@article{Buitelaar1990BehavioralEO, title={Behavioral effects of Org 2766, a synthetic analog of the adrenocorticotrophic hormone (4-9), in 14 outpatient autistic children.}, author={Jan K. Buitelaar and Herman van Engeland and Jan M van Ree and D de Wied}, journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders}, year={1990}, volume={20 4}, pages={467-78} }