Treatment with Risperidone for Repetitive Behaviors in Children with Autism

Study Detail

Eligibility

  • Children 8-16 years of age with an ASD
  • Repetitive behaviors or narrow interests

Purpose

To help reduce repetitive behaviors in children with autism

Involvement

  • Children will receive risperidone or placebo
  • Questionnaires, interviews, psychological testing
  • Laboratory testing
  • MRI

Benefits

Children may have a decrease in repetitive behaviors

Contact

Jenny Cowen at jcowen@mednet.ucla.edu or (310) 825-6170 

Review and Approval
Renewal Date: 
2013, August 8