Improvements in Behavioral Symptoms following Antibiotic Therapy in a 14-Year-Old Male with Autism

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Ramirez, P. Lucas ; Barnhill, Kelly ; Gutierrez, Alan ; Schutte, Claire ; Hewitson, Laura (2013)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Case Reports in Psychiatry, volume 2,013 (issn: 2090-682X, eissn: 2090-6838)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3703886, doi: 10.1155/2013/239034
  • Subject: Case Report | Psychiatry | Article Subject | RC435-571

This case report describes the benefits of antibiotic and antifungal therapy on behavior in a child with autism undergoing treatment for encopresis. Over the course of treatment, the child exhibited a reduction in aberrant behaviors, increased gastrointestinal function,... View more
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