Psychopharmacology of aggression in children and adolescents with autism: a critical review of efficacy and tolerability.

@article{Parikh2008PsychopharmacologyOA,
  title={Psychopharmacology of aggression in children and adolescents with autism: a critical review of efficacy and tolerability.},
  author={Mihir S Parikh and Alexander Kolevzon and Eric Hollander},
  journal={Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology},
  year={2008},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={157-78}
}
BACKGROUND Autism is characterized by a clinical triad of symptoms that affect social, language, and behavioral domains. Aggression and self-injury may be associated symptoms of autism and can result in significant harm to those affected as well as marked distress for their families. The precise nature of the relationship between aggressive or self-injurious behavior (SIB) and autism remains unclear and as a result, these symptoms are treated with a broad range of pharmacological approaches… CONTINUE READING
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