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Video Abstract: Characteristics of treatment decisions to address challenging behaviors in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

Video Author: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Published on: 03.15.2018
Associated with: Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. 39(4):282-291, May 2018

Lead author, Julia Anixt, MD presents findings from a research study evaluating the types of challenging behaviors parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) prioritize for treatment during Developmental Behavioral Pediatric (DBP) clinic visits. This study explores how much shared decision making (SDM) occurs during “usual care” DBP clinic visits, how often parent priorities are addressed in the treatment plan, and how often parents feel uncertain about the decision of whether to use medication to treat their children’s challenging behaviors. Read the article.

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