Journal article

Pharmacological intervention for irritability, aggression, and self-injury in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

N Livingstone, G Macdonald, K Williams, DM Caldwell, LB Baker, P Hazell

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews | Published : 2015


This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: To assess the effectiveness of pharmacological interventions for assisting with the management of challenging behaviours (i.e. irritability, aggression, and self-injury) in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). To generate a clinically useful ranking of available pharmacological interventions for challenging behaviours in ASD according to their safety, efficacy, and tolerability.


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