Differences in Cerebral Blood Flow Following Risperidone Treatment in Children with Autistic Disorder

FOTO ÖZDEMİR D., KARABACAK N., Akkas B., Akdemir O., Unal F., Senol S.

TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI, vol.20, no.4, pp.346-356, 2009 (SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.346-356
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Functional changes in the brains of autistic children due to risperidone treatment and theirs relationship to the symptom clusters are yet unknown. In this autistic disorder case series we aimed to comparatively evaluate the clinical findings before and after risperidone treatment, and regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) findings with 99m7c- hexamethylpropyleneamine oxime (HMPAO) brain SPECT.