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Autistic Disorder (Autism) Summary

Description: A disorder beginning in childhood. It is marked by the presence of markedly abnormal or impaired development in social interaction and communication and a markedly restricted repertoire of activity and interest. Manifestations of the disorder vary greatly depending on the developmental level and chronological age of the individual. (DSM-IV)

Also Known As: Autism; Disorders, Autistic; Autism, Early Infantile; Autisms; Disorder, Autistic Show All >>

Networked: 4031 relevant articles (218 outcomes, 826 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Autistic Disorder

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Risperidone (Risperdal Consta) : 27 outcomes 45 studies in 127 results : FDA 35 Generic
  2. Secretin : 12 outcomes 23 studies in 77 results : FDA 2
  3. aripiprazole (Abilify) : 12 outcomes 16 studies in 35 results : FDA 4
  4. Antipsychotic Agents (Antipsychotics) : 10 outcomes 5 studies in 59 results : IBA
  5. Serotonin (5 Hydroxytryptamine) : 9 outcomes 46 studies in 227 results : IBA
  6. Glutens (Glutelin) : 5 outcomes 8 studies in 30 results : IBA
  7. Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors (Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors) : 5 outcomes 7 studies in 30 results : IBA
  8. Fluvoxamine (Luvox) : 5 outcomes 7 studies in 14 results : FDA 18 Generic
  9. Caseins (Casein) : 5 outcomes 6 studies in 25 results : FDA 1
  10. Magnesium : 5 outcomes 4 studies in 19 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Autistic Disorder

  1. Schizophrenia (Dementia Praecox)
  2. Alzheimer Disease (Alzheimer's Disease)
  3. Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
  4. Mental Retardation (Idiocy)
  5. Bipolar Disorder (Mania)
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Key Therapies for Autistic Disorder

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  1. Massage (Reflexology) : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 13 results
  2. Breathing Exercises (Qigong) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 6 results
  3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 6 results
  4. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 2 outcomes in 11 results
  5. Music Therapy : 1 outcome 6 studies in 16 results
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