A prospective open trial of guanfacine in children with pervasive developmental disorders.

TitleA prospective open trial of guanfacine in children with pervasive developmental disorders.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsScahill, L, Aman MG, McDougle CJ, McCracken JT, Tierney E, Dziura J, Arnold EL, Posey D, Young C, Shah B, Ghuman J, Ritz L, Vitiello B
JournalJournal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology
Volume16
Issue5
Pagination589-98
Date Published2006 Oct
ISSN1044-5463
KeywordsAdolescent, Adrenergic alpha-Agonists, Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity, Central Nervous System Stimulants, Child, Child Development Disorders, Pervasive, Child, Preschool, Female, Guanfacine, Humans, Male, Methylphenidate, Personality Assessment, Pilot Projects, Prospective Studies, Treatment Failure, Treatment Outcome
Abstract

A common complaint for children with pervasive developmental disorder (PDD) is hyperactivity. The purpose of this pilot study was to gather preliminary information on the efficacy of guanfacine in children with PDD and hyperactivity.

DOI10.1016/j.brat.2011.06.001
Alternate JournalJ Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol