N-acetylcysteine may reduce repetitive behaviors in children with autism: a case series

Celebi F., KOYUNCU A., Coskun M.

PSYCHIATRY AND CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, vol.27, no.2, pp.190-193, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


Objective: Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by impairment in social communication and interaction, and restricted, stereotypic, repetitive behaviors. Behavioral problems are common in children with ASD. Herein, we report the effect of N-acetylcysteine (NAC) treatment on repetitive behaviors in 10 children with ASD.