Therapy for autistic children causes outcry in France

  title={Therapy for autistic children causes outcry in France},
  author={Laura Spinney},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • L. Spinney
  • Published 25 August 2007
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
A treatment for autistic children with psychiatric problems that has never been tested is routinely used in France. Some psychiatrists say the technique has produced therapeutic result. But critics say that it is cruel, unproven, and portentially dangerous. Laura Spinney investigates. 

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