J Dev Behav Pediatr 2017 Jul/Aug;38(6):446-448
*Division of General Academic Pediatrics and Child Development, University of California San Diego, Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, CA; †Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, CA.
Case: Alex is a 13-year-old adolescent with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)-combined type, anxiety, and depression. He has been resistant to engaging in therapy and treatment with various medications has been unsuccessful. Alex's parents are concerned about his anxiety, isolation, oppositional behaviors, academic underachievement, truancy, and substance use. Read More