White Matter Disorders

Common Name(s)

White Matter Disorders

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "White Matter Disorders" for support, advocacy or research.

The Stennis Foundation

Raising awareness of the Leukodystrophies, and raising funds for Leukodystrophies research.

Last Updated: 30 Apr 2015

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "White Matter Disorders" for support, advocacy or research.

The Stennis Foundation

Raising awareness of the Leukodystrophies, and raising funds for Leukodystrophies research.

http://www.stennisfoundation.org

Last Updated: 30 Apr 2015

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "White Matter Disorders" returned 24 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

White matter structure in youth with behavioral and emotional dysregulation disorders: a probabilistic tractographic study.
 

Author(s): Amelia Versace, Heather Acuff, Michele A Bertocci, Genna Bebko, Jorge R C Almeida, Susan B Perlman, Alexander Leemans, Claudiu Schirda, Haris Aslam, Amanda Dwojak, Lisa Bonar, Michael Travis, Mary Kay Gill, Christine Demeter, Vaibhav A Diwadkar, Jeffrey L Sunshine, Scott K Holland, Robert A Kowatch, Boris Birmaher, David Axelson, Sarah M Horwitz, Thomas W Frazier, L Eugene Arnold, Mary A Fristad, Eric A Youngstrom, Robert L Findling, Mary L Phillips

Journal: JAMA Psychiatry. 2015 Apr;72(4):367-76.

 

Psychiatric disorders in youth characterized by behavioral and emotional dysregulation are often comorbid and difficult to distinguish. An alternative approach to conceptualizing these disorders is to move toward a diagnostic system based on underlying pathophysiologic processes that ...

Last Updated: 2 Apr 2015

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White matter correlates of sensory processing in autism spectrum disorders.
 

Author(s): Jennifer R Pryweller, Kimberly B Schauder, Adam W Anderson, Jessica L Heacock, Jennifer H Foss-Feig, Cassandra R Newsom, Whitney A Loring, Carissa J Cascio

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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has been characterized by atypical socio-communicative behavior, sensorimotor impairment and abnormal neurodevelopmental trajectories. DTI has been used to determine the presence and nature of abnormality in white matter integrity that may contribute ...

Last Updated: 7 Nov 2014

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Altered white matter microstructure underlies listening difficulties in children suspected of auditory processing disorders: a DTI study.
 

Author(s): Rola Farah, Vincent J Schmithorst, Robert W Keith, Scott K Holland

Journal: Brain Behav. 2014 Jul;4(4):531-43.

 

The purpose of the present study was to identify biomarkers of listening difficulties by investigating white matter microstructure in children suspected of auditory processing disorder (APD) using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI). Behavioral studies have suggested that impaired cognitive ...

Last Updated: 27 Aug 2014

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The terms "White Matter Disorders" returned 7 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

White matter volume in alcohol use disorders: a meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Mollie A Monnig, J Scott Tonigan, Ronald A Yeo, Robert J Thoma, Barbara S McCrady

Journal: Addict Biol. 2013 May;18(3):581-92.

 

Atrophy of brain white matter (WM) often is considered a signature injury of alcohol use disorders (AUDs). However, investigations into AUD-related changes in WM volume have yielded complex findings that are difficult to synthesize in a narrative review. The objective of this study ...

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2013

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White matter development in adolescence: the influence of puberty and implications for affective disorders.
 

Author(s): Cecile D Ladouceur, Jiska S Peper, Eveline A Crone, Ronald E Dahl

Journal: Dev Cogn Neurosci. 2012 Jan;2(1):36-54.

 

There have been rapid advances in understanding a broad range of changes in brain structure and function during adolescence, and a growing interest in identifying which of these neurodevelopmental changes are directly linked with pubertal maturation—at least in part because of their ...

Last Updated: 6 Aug 2012

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[White matter in developmental disorders].
 

Author(s): Ana Guinea-Hidalgo, Javier Tirapu-Ustárroz

Journal: Rev Neurol. 2011 Sep;53(6):361-71.

 

The white matter is the main connection between different regions of the brain and helps them to work in a unified, coordinated way. Diffusion tensor imaging is an ideal technique with which to study it in order to detect the degree of integrity of these fibres. Nowadays, they are ...

Last Updated: 6 Sep 2011

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

The Nosology and Etiology of Leukodystrophies of Unknown Causes
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Leukodystrophy; Leukoencephalopathy

 

Last Updated: 11 Nov 2014

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Amyloid and Glucose PET Imaging in Alzheimer and Vascular Cognitive Impairment Patients With Significant White Matter Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Alzheimer's Disease; Small Vessel Disease White Matter Hyperintensities Subtype; Vascular Cognitive Impairment

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 2014

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White Matter Pathology in Parkinson's Disease (PD)
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: White Matter Lesions; Postural Instability Gait Disorders

 

Last Updated: 24 Dec 2009

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