Assessment of the integrity of study blindness in a pediatric clinical trial of risperidone.
|Title||Assessment of the integrity of study blindness in a pediatric clinical trial of risperidone.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2005|
|Authors||Vitiello, B, Davies M, Arnold EL, McDougle CJ, Aman M, McCracken JT, Scahill L, Tierney E, Posey DJ, Swiezy NB, Koenig K|
|Journal||Journal of clinical psychopharmacology|
|Date Published||2005 Dec|
|Keywords||Adolescent, Antipsychotic Agents, Autistic Disorder, Child, Child, Preschool, Double-Blind Method, Humans, Parents, Reproducibility of Results, Research Personnel, Risperidone, Treatment Outcome|
Controlled clinical trials in pediatric psychopharmacology rely on blinded parents and clinical evaluators for outcome data, but little is known about the success of the masking procedures. The blindness of clinical evaluators and parents was examined in a clinical trial of risperidone in autism.
|Alternate Journal||J Clin Psychopharmacol|