Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Would some cannabinoids ameliorate symptoms of autism?

Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry (2012) 21:237–238
DOI 10.1007/s00787-012-0255-z
Would some cannabinoids ameliorate symptoms of autism?
Rami Bou Khalil
Received: 11 December 2011 / Accepted: 1 February 2012 / Published online: 17 February 2012
Ó Springer-Verlag 2012

Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry (2012) 21:237–238
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