Buspirone therapy for maladaptive behavior and anxiety in developmentally disabled persons.
- Published Article
The Journal of clinical psychiatry
- Publication Date
Oct 01, 1989
The authors used buspirone, a new anxiolytic agent that has a low side effect profile, to treat 14 developmentally disabled individuals who demonstrated anxiety as well as aggressive and self-injurious behaviors. Nine of the 14 individuals responded favorably to the drug. The authors present case reports for 3 of the responders and discuss the clinical implications of buspirone therapy.
Report this publication
From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
This record was last updated on 07/02/2016 and may not reflect the most current and accurate biomedical/scientific data available from NLM.
The corresponding record at NLM can be accessed at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2793836