Risperidone and adaptive behavior in children with autism.

TitleRisperidone and adaptive behavior in children with autism.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsWilliams, SK, Scahill L, Vitiello B, Aman MG, Arnold EL, McDougle CJ, McCracken JT, Tierney E, Ritz L, Posey DJ, Swiezy NB, Hollway J, Cronin P, Ghuman J, Wheeler C, Cicchetti D, Sparrow S
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Date Published2006 Apr
KeywordsActivities of Daily Living, Adaptation, Psychological, Adolescent, Antipsychotic Agents, Autistic Disorder, Child, Child, Preschool, Communication, Female, Humans, Male, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Risperidone, Social Behavior

To evaluate the impact of risperidone on adaptive behavior in children with autistic disorder who have serious behavior problems and to examine different methods of scoring the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales to measure change.

Alternate JournalJ Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry