An Intensive Autism Treatment Program Looks Promising
The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Volume 6, Number 4, May 2015
Autism is fairly common and is extremely hard to treat. A couple of antipsychotics (Risperdal, Abilify) can help decrease the agitation common in autism, and some behavior therapies can improve the ability to interact with others. But these behavioral techniques have only been studied in the short term—which is not very helpful, because autism is a long term problem.