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Behavioral training for pill-swallowing difficulties in young children with autistic disorder.
|Title||Behavioral training for pill-swallowing difficulties in young children with autistic disorder.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2004|
|Authors||Ghuman JK, Cataldo MD, Beck MH, Slifer KJ|
|Journal||Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology|
|Date Published||2004 Winter|
Difficulty with swallowing pills is a common problem, leading to noncompliance with treatment recommendations. Many young children with autistic disorder (AD) who also show comorbid symptoms associated with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have difficulty swallowing pills. This pilot study describes our experience in teaching pill-swallowing skills to 4 children with AD who also had comorbid symptoms associated with ADHD.
|Alternate Journal||J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol|