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Risperidone and behavior therapy in children and adolescents with pervasive disorder  

This is a multi-site study in which 120 children with pervasive developmental disorder (PDD) accompanied by tantrums, aggression, and/or self-injury will be randomly assigned to risperidone only (N=40) or risperidone plus a structured parent management training program (PMT) (N=80) and then compared on adaptive and behavioral outcomes after 8 and 24 weeks of treatment.


Funder National Institutes of Health
Fiscal Year Funding $3,446.00
Project Number M01RR000750-36
Principal Investigator McDougle, Christopher
Strategic Plan Question Question 4: Which Treatments And Interventions Will Help? (Interventions)
Strategic Plan Objective Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount. 4.8 Complete at least three randomized controlled trials on medications targeting core symptoms in people with ASD of all ages by 2014. IACC Recommended Budget: $22,200,000 over 5 years.
Federal or Private? Federal
Institution Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
State/Country Indiana
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