Dietary status and impact of risperidone on nutritional balance in children with autism: a pilot study.

TitleDietary status and impact of risperidone on nutritional balance in children with autism: a pilot study.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsLindsay, RL, Eugene Arnold L, Aman MG, Vitiello B, Posey DJ, McDougle CJ, Scahill L, Pachler M, McCracken JT, Tierney E, Bozzolo D
JournalJournal of intellectual & developmental disability
Volume31
Issue4
Pagination204-9
Date Published2006 Dec
ISSN1366-8250
KeywordsAdolescent, Antipsychotic Agents, Autistic Disorder, Body Weight, Child, Child Nutritional Physiological Phenomena, Child, Preschool, Diet, Diet Records, Double-Blind Method, Female, Humans, Male, Nutrition Surveys, Nutritional Status, Pilot Projects, Prospective Studies, Questionnaires, Risperidone
Abstract

Risperidone may be effective in improving tantrums, aggression, or self-injurious behaviour in children with autism, but often leads to weight gain.

DOI10.1016/j.brat.2011.06.001
Alternate JournalJ Intellect Dev Disabil