Managing Irritability in Autism
The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Volume 10, Number 8, November 2019
Lauren Brookman-Frazee, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, Research Director at the Autism Discovery Institute at Rady Children’s Hospital, and Associate Director of the Child and Adolescent Services Research Center
Dr. Brookman-Frazee has disclosed that she has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
What can child psychiatrists do to sort out irritability in children and teens with Autism? This article helps you to go beyond singular derivative symptoms such as ‘irritability’ to help clinicians arrive at a more nuanced understanding that can lead to more specific and effective management.