Medical aspects of support to children with autism spectrum disorders



A multiyears experience of medical assistance of children with autism spectrum disorders on the base of the Federal Resource Center for Organization of Comrehencive Support for Children with Autism Spectrum Dizorders is summed up in the article. The forms of psychiatrists’ co-work with teachers and psychologists are discussed, as well as the possibilities and effectiveness of farmacological intervention. The compliance questions are raised. A special accent on the importance of psychotherapy for families having children with ASD is made.

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Keywords: autism, autism spectrum dizorders, assistance, medical, educational, farmacotherapy, psychotherapy

Article type: scientific article


For citation: Borodina L.G., Pismennaya N.V. Medical aspects of support to children with autism spectrum disorders . Autizm i narusheniya razvitiya = Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2017. Vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 3–8. DOI: 10.17759/autdd.2017150301. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Lyubov G. Borodina, PhD in Medicine, Associate Professor, Chair of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Natalya V. Pismennaya, PhD in Medicine, head of the department of medical support to educational institutions, Moscow State Budgetary Institution «Scientific and Practical Center of Mental Health of Children and Adolescents named by G.E. Sukhareva», Moscow, Russia, e-mail:



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