Persons with mental retardation sometimes exhibit behaviors that are difficult to control. Use of neuroleptic medications may be limited by side effects or ineffectiveness. Beta blockers such as propranolol and metoprolol have been shown to decrease aggressive and impulsive behaviors in some patients with mental retardation.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||American family physician|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1990|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Family Practice