Randomized, controlled, crossover trial of methylphenidate in pervasive developmental disorders with hyperactivity.

  • Published 2005 in Archives of general psychiatry
CONTEXT Hyperactivity and inattention are common symptoms in children with autistic disorder and related pervasive developmental disorders, but studies of stimulants in these conditions have been inconclusive. OBJECTIVES To determine the efficacy and safety of methylphenidate hydrochloride in children with pervasive developmental disorders and… CONTINUE READING