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Dietary, Complementary, and Alternative Therapies

Susan L. Hyman and Susan E. Levy

in Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Published in print May 2011 | ISBN: 9780195371826
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199965212 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195371826.003.0079
Dietary, Complementary, and Alternative Therapies

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The families of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) have become increasingly interested in therapies outside conventional treatments in an attempt to improve symptomatically, or even cure, their child with ASD. This chapter discusses complementary and alternative medicine use in children with ASDs; how to evaluate therapies; complementary and alternative medicine therapies for ASD; mind-body therapies; biologically-based practices; manipulative and body-based therapies; and energy medicine.

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Subjects: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry ; Neurology ; Neuroscience

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