Autism: Non-Drug Biological Treatments

  • Mary Coleman

Abstract

In the field of biological treatments of autistic children, therapies tend to fall into two general categories. First are the non-specific therapies which are given to any child who has autistic symptoms regardless of etiology. Dr. Campbell, who has made the major contributions to the field of pharmacotherapy in autism, has reviewed the drugs now available for this patients group. Under this category of non-specific therapies, we will look at the treatments other than drugs which have been proposed for autistic children.

Keywords

Lactic Acidosis Autistic Child Ketogenic Diet Sodium Valproate Autistic Symptom 
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