Pharmacological intervention for irritability, aggression, and self-injury in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

  1. To assess the effectiveness of pharmacological interventions for assisting with the management of challenging behaviours (i.e. irritability, aggression, and self-injury) in autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
  2. To generate a clinically useful ranking of available pharmacological interventions for challenging behaviours in ASD according to their safety, efficacy, and tolerability.

This is a protocol.