Autism - A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Annotated by Icon Health Publications, Health Publica Icon Health

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It is a 3-in-1 reference booklet. It offers an entire scientific dictionary protecting thousands of phrases and expressions in terms of autism. It additionally supplies broad lists of bibliographic citations. eventually, it offers info to clients on how one can replace their wisdom utilizing a variety of web assets. The e-book is designed for physicians, clinical scholars getting ready for Board examinations, scientific researchers, and sufferers who are looking to familiarize yourself with examine devoted to autism. in case your time is efficacious, this booklet is for you. First, you won't waste time looking out the web whereas lacking loads of suitable info. moment, the booklet additionally saves you time indexing and defining entries. ultimately, you won't waste time and cash printing hundreds of thousands of web content.

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Our goal is to establish a Center for Excellence in Autism Research made up of a highly interactive set of investigators who have a strong record of research in developmental disorders and an increasing focus on and commitment to autism. Thus, consistent with NIH goal, this developmental grant will serve to attract both young and experienced investigators to the field of autism. We have significant resources to be developed including ready access to clinical populations for study and an excellent research environment in which to plan and develop a research Center.

The proposed project will be the first to directly examine white matter connectivity in autism. It has been suggested that the dysfunction in the frontal lobe may relate to the characteristic speech problems and that dysfunction in the limbic system, may be one of the mechanisms responsible for the emotional and executive function symptoms of the illness. Compared to control subjects, in the patients with autism the anterior cingulate gyrus, which is a part of the limbic system, showed decreased metabolic rate and structural changes.

Project IV focuses on the neuroanatomical bases of social communication deficits in autism. The proposed project will use fMRI to investigate fundamental aspects of information processing: imitation, joint attention, and referencing. These studies will test the hypothesis that deficits in the response properties of specific neural populations, such as mirror neurons, and deficits in the brain's reward systems underlie impairments in perception of referencing and joint attention, which give rise to the social communication deficits in autism.

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