Lack of efficacy of citalopram in children with autism spectrum disorders and high levels of repetitive behavior: citalopram ineffective in children with autism.

TitleLack of efficacy of citalopram in children with autism spectrum disorders and high levels of repetitive behavior: citalopram ineffective in children with autism.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsKing, BH, Hollander E, Sikich L, McCracken JT, Scahill L, Bregman JD, Donnelly CL, Anagnostou E, Dukes K, Sullivan L, Hirtz D, Wagner A, Ritz L
Corporate AuthorsSTAART Psychopharmacology Network
JournalArchives of general psychiatry
Volume66
Issue6
Pagination583-90
Date Published2009 Jun
ISSN1538-3636
KeywordsAdolescent, Asperger Syndrome, Attention, Autistic Disorder, Child, Child Development Disorders, Pervasive, Child, Preschool, Citalopram, Diarrhea, Dose-Response Relationship, Drug, Female, Humans, Impulsive Behavior, Male, Motor Activity, Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors, Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders, Stereotyped Behavior, Treatment Failure
Abstract

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors are widely prescribed for children with autism spectrum disorders.

DOI10.1016/j.brat.2011.06.001
Alternate JournalArch. Gen. Psychiatry