Vitamin B6, magnesium, and combined B6-Mg: Therapeutic effects in childhood autism

  title={Vitamin B6, magnesium, and combined B6-Mg: Therapeutic effects in childhood autism},
  author={Joelle Martineau and C. Barth{\'e}l{\'e}my and B. Garreau and G. Lelord},
  journal={Biological Psychiatry},
  • Joelle Martineau, C. Barthélémy, +1 author G. Lelord
  • Published 1985
  • Medicine
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • This article reports the behavioral, biochemical, and electrophysiological effects of four therapeutic crossed-sequential double-blind trials with 60 autistic children: Trial A--vitamin B6 plus magnesium/magnesium; Trial B--vitamin B6 plus magnesium; Trial C--magnesium; and Trial D--vitamin B6. Therapeutic effects were controlled using behavior rating scales, urinary excretion of homovanillic acid (HVA), and evoked potential (EP) recordings. The behavioral improvement observed with the… CONTINUE READING
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