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Z Therapy

Z therapy is a form of attachment therapy, an extremely controversial group of therapies designed to help children with attachment disorders.

Zabel

Zabel is a brand name of terbinafine hydrochloride, a type of antifungal medication used to treat athlete's foot, fungal nail infections and fungal skin infections.

Zaponex

Zaponex is a brand name for clozapine, a type of atypical antipsychotic.

Zarontin

Zarontin is a brand name for ethosuximide, a type of anticonvulsant.

Zeldox

Zeldox is a brand name for ziprasidone, a type of antipsychotic drug.

Zeolite

Zeolite is a food supplement which comes from a volcanic mineral called clinoptilolite, which is sometimes used as a chelating agent or to boost the immune system.

Zinc

Zinc is a trace element found widely in the environment, including in many foodstuffs.

Ziprasidone

Ziprasidone is a type of atypical antipsychotic drug, which is sometimes used to treat problem behaviours in people on the autism spectrum.

Zispin

Zispin is a brand name for mirtazapine, a type of SSRI antidepressant used to treat the symptoms of moderate to severe depression.

Zolafren

Zolafren is a brand name for olanzapine, a type of typical antipsychotic drug.

Zoloft

Zoloft is a brand name for sertraline, a type of SSRI antidepressant.

Zone Therapy

Zone therapy is another name for reflexology, the practice of stimulating points on the feet, hands and ears.

Zyprexa

Zyprexa is a brand name for olanzapine, an atypical antipsychotic drug.

About This Glossary

This glossary is designed to explain some of the jargon and gobbledygook used by some people when they talk about autism or research..

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