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

Nuala Livingstone, Geraldine Macdonald, Katrina Williams, Deborah Caldwell, Louise Brigid Baker, Philip Hazell

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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:
1. 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).
2. To generate a clinically useful ranking of available pharmacological interventions for challenging behaviours in ASD according to their safety, efficacy, and tolerability
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages17
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Early online date7 Jul 2015
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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