Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

, Volume 20, Issue 4, pp 591–593

Initial aggravation of self-injurious behavior in autistic patients receiving naltrexone treatment

  • Renald Knabe
  • Pierre Schulz
  • Jacques Richard
Letter to the Editor

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Renald Knabe
    • 1
  • Pierre Schulz
    • 1
  • Jacques Richard
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryGeneva University HospitalChene-BourgSwitzerland

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