It has been reported that almost half of children and adolescents diagnosed with ASD have been prescribed psychotropic medication. Thus, it is imperative that consumers are familiar with how medications work, their desired effects, and their side effects. The presentation will therefore focus on some fundamental facts about medications, including how they are administered, tolerance, and medication half-life. Moreover, I will discuss some of the behavioral functions of medications that might have clinical significance.
July 31 – August 3, 2017
The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel
State College, Pennsylvania