Does Autism Medical Treatment Hurt Or Harm?

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By Kathleen Blanchard RN for

Data from the CDC estimates one in 68 children has an autism spectrum disorder that is characterized by common symptoms. Medical therapies currently used to treat autism symptoms including agitation, compulsive behavior and anxiety are little help, according to new findings from Vanderbilt researchers.

According to study findings, published September 24, 2012 in the journal Pediatrics, therapies currently used don’t harm, but there also isn’t evidence that they help either.

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