Autism 9

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Autism 9

Autism, the prototypic pervasive developmental disorder (PDD), is usually apparent by 3 years of age. It is characterized by a triad of limited or absent verbal communication, a lack of reciprocal social interaction or responsiveness, and restricted, stereotypic, and ritualized patterns of interests and behavior ({1:Bailey et al., 1996}; {11:Risch et al., 1999}). 'Autism spectrum disorder,' sometimes referred to as ASD, is a broader phenotype encompassing the less severe disorders Asperger syndrome (see ASPG1; {608638}) and pervasive developmental disorder, not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS). 'Broad autism phenotype' includes individuals with some symptoms of autism, but who do not meet the full criteria for autism or other disorders. Mental retardation coexists in approximately two-thirds of individuals with ASD, except for Asperger syndrome, in which mental retardation is conspicuously absent ({6:Jones et al., 2008}). Genetic studies in autism often include family members with these less stringent diagnoses ({12:Schellenberg et al., 2006}). For a discussion of genetic heterogeneity of autism, see {209850}.
 

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The terms "Autism 9" returned 4 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Eating problems and overlap with ADHD and autism spectrum disorders in a nationwide twin study of 9- and 12-year-old children.
 

Author(s): Maria Råstam, Jakob Täljemark, Armin Tajnia, Sebastian Lundström, Peik Gustafsson, Paul Lichtenstein, Christopher Gillberg, Henrik Anckarsäter, Nóra Kerekes

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AIM. To establish the prevalence of restrictive eating problems, the overlap and association with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and to estimate the heritability of eating problems in a general population sample of twins aged 9 ...

Last Updated: 21 May 2013

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Same but different: 9-month-old infants at average and high risk for autism look at the same facial features but process them using different brain mechanisms.
 

Author(s): Alexandra P F Key, Wendy L Stone

Journal: Autism Res. 2012 Aug;5(4):253-66.

 

The study examined whether 9-month-old infants at average vs. high risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) process facial features (eyes, mouth) differently and whether such differences are related to infants' social and communicative skills. Eye tracking and visual event-related ...

Last Updated: 17 Aug 2012

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Regional cerebral blood flow in children with autism spectrum disorders: a quantitative ⁹⁹mTc-ECD brain SPECT study with statistical parametric mapping evaluation.
 

Author(s): Wen-Han Yang, Jin Jing, Li-Juan Xiu, Mu-Hua Cheng, Xin Wang, Peng Bao, Qing-Xiong Wang

Journal: Chin. Med. J.. 2011 May;124(9):1362-6.

 

Autism spectrum disorders (ASD), which include autism, asperger syndrome (AS) and pervasive developmental disorder-not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS), are devastating neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood resulting in deficits in social interaction, repetitive patterns of behaviors, ...

Last Updated: 11 Jul 2011

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