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Report on use of antidepressants and autism

According to an article in The Boston Globe, antidepressants may not be helpful for treating the symptoms of autism.  However, parents and individuals on the spectrum have reported that they might still help with accompanying depression.  As usual, study results need to be taken in context: this is based on a compilation of only 7 clinical trials, and the overall number of participants was small. 

Another piece in the puzzle, but where does this fit?

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