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Melatonin for sleep in children with autism: Safety, tolerability, and dosing  

The long-term objectives of this study are to determine if supplemental melatonin is an effective treatment for insomnia in children with ASD and whether the use of melatonin to treat insomnia improves these children's daytime behaviors and reduces levels of parental stress.

2008

Funder National Institutes of Health
Fiscal Year Funding $387,141.00
Project Number R01HD059253-01A2
Principal Investigator Malow, Beth
Strategic Plan Question Question 4: Which Treatments And Interventions Will Help? (Interventions)
Strategic Plan Objective Green dot: Objective has greater than or equal to the recommended funding. 4.2 Support at least three randomized controlled trials that address co-occurring medical conditions associated with ASD by 2010. IACC Recommended Budget: $13,400,000 over 3 years.
Federal or Private? Federal
Institution Vanderbilt University
State/Country Tennessee
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