Double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of risperidone plus topiramate in children with autistic disorder.

@article{Rezaei2010DoubleblindPT,
  title={Double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of risperidone plus topiramate in children with autistic disorder.},
  author={Vala Rezaei and Mohammad Reza Mohammadi and Ahmad Ghanizadeh and Ali Mohammad Sahraian and M. H. Nssehzadeh Tabrizi and Shams-Ali Rezazadeh and Shahin Akhondzadeh},
  journal={Progress in neuro-psychopharmacology & biological psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={34 7},
  pages={1269-72}
}
BACKGROUND Autism is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder that forms part of a spectrum of related disorders referred to as Autism Spectrum Disorders. The present study assessed the effects of topiramate plus risperidone in the treatment of autistic disorder. METHOD Forty children between the ages of 4 and 12 years with a DSM IV clinical diagnosis of autism who were outpatients from a specialty clinic for children were recruited. The children presented with a chief complaint of severely… CONTINUE READING