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Autism Medications - Autism Spectrum Disorder Treatment
This page contains links to eMedTV Autism Articles containing information on subjects from Autism Medications to Autism Spectrum Disorder Treatment. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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- Autism Medications
This eMedTV page offers examples of drugs used for autism, such as Prozac and Haldol. As this article explains, these medications are prescribed "off label," meaning that they haven't been approved by the FDA to treat autism.
- Autism Research
This eMedTV resource provides details about several of the autism research studies currently under way. For example, ongoing research includes imaging studies searching for brain abnormalities that could cause impaired social communication.
- Autism Spectrum
Disorders within the autism spectrum include Asperger syndrome, Rett syndrome, classical autism, and others. This eMedTV article provides information about how these disorders are diagnosed and treated.
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
A child with an autism spectrum disorder will have problems with verbal and nonverbal communication. This eMedTV article discusses the various types of disorders, such as Asperger syndrome and childhood disintegrative disorder, symptoms, and treatment.
- Autism Spectrum Disorder Medications
Autism spectrum disorder medications include selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), antipsychotics, and anticonvulsants. This eMedTV article takes a detailed look at autism spectrum disorders currently used to treat symptoms of autism.
- Autism Spectrum Disorder Statistics
Autism spectrum disorder statistics suggest that autism spectrum disorder is the second most common developmental disability in the US. This eMedTV article contains autism spectrum disorder statistics that measure the frequency of ASD.
- Autism Spectrum Disorder Symptoms
Examples of autism spectrum disorder symptoms include not making eye contact and having trouble understanding other people's feelings. This eMedTV page lists many of the possible autism spectrum disorder symptoms a child may exhibit.
- Autism Spectrum Disorder Treatment
Applied behavior analysis has become a widely accepted autism spectrum disorder treatment. The information in this eMedTV article provides details about autism spectrum disorder treatment and educational goals based on age.