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Autism Genetic Resource Exchange

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None
Publisher: 
None
Type: 
Information Packet
ID: 
3253
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
Resource Drawer - Neuro Genetic Studies Folder
Notes: 
Information packet provides basic information about the Exchange and summarizes its services.

A Genomic Screen of Autism Evidence for a Multilocus Etiology

Author: 
Risch, Neil; Spiker, Donna; Lotspeich, Linda et.al.
Publisher: 
American Society of Human Genetics; (1999)
Type: 
Article
ID: 
2901
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
NEURO 44
Notes: 
Study of genetic cause of autism through researching families with siblings with autism. Study found probably genetic link.

The Early Origins of Autism

Author: 
Rodier, Patricia M.
Publisher: 
Scientific American; (Feb 2000)
Type: 
Article
ID: 
3030
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
NEURO 47
Notes: 
New research into causes, focusing on genes that control the development of the brain.

Cerebral Correlates of Preserved Cognitive Skills in Autism A Functional MRI Study of Embedded Figures Task Performance

Author: 
Ring, Howard; Cohen, Simon Baron; Wheelwright, Sally et. Al.
Publisher: 
Oxford University Press; (1999)
Type: 
Article
ID: 
2900
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
NEURO 43
Notes: 
Study about different cerebral process seen through MRI's of autistic vs. normal participants as they observed embedded figures task. A difference in cerebral functioning was observed.

Genetics of Autism

Author: 
Cook, Edwin H., Jr.
Publisher: 
Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews; ( 1998)
Type: 
Article
ID: 
2909
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
NEURO 45
Notes: 
This paper provides an overview of the evidence that autism is a disorder with a strong genetic component. It references that there is strong evidence for genetic factors from twin studies showing a high concordance for autism in monozygotic twins and relatively small concordance in dizygotic twins.

Infantile Autism A Genetic Study of 21 Twin Pairs

Author: 
Folstein, Susan; Rutter, Michael
Publisher: 
Journal of Psychology and Psychiatry, Vol. 18; (1977)
Type: 
Article
ID: 
2910
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
NEURO 46
Notes: 
Article presents the reader with the details of the findings of genetic study conducted on a group of 21 same sexed twin pairs. The study access social, emotional, cognitive and linguistic functions as well as obstetric and neonatal data to determine whether the concordance findings are a result of physical/environmental factors rather than heredity.

Bipolar Child The Definitive and Reassuring Guide to Childhood's Most Misunderstood Disorder

Author: 
Papolos, Demitri; Papolos, Janice
Publisher: 
Broadway Books; (1999)
Type: 
Book
ID: 
2951
Price: 
$20.00
Location: 
Lending Library; Danvers
Notes: 
NEW 07/10/01 Details the diagnosis, tells how to find good treatment and medications, and advises parents about ways to advocate for their child. Includes the first IEP ever published for a bipolar child Offers critical information about the stages of adolescence, h

The UCLA-University of Utah Epidemiologic Survey Prevalence

Author: 
Ritvo, E., Freeman, B.J., Pingree, C. & et al.
Publisher: 
American Journal of Psychiatry
Type: 
Article
ID: 
2316
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
NEURO 41
Notes: 
Researchers attempted to create a test from which they would be better able to understand actual incidence rate for autism.

Etiology of Infantile Autism a Review of Recent Advances in Genetic and Neurobiological Research

Author: 
Trottier, Genevieve; Srivastava, Lalit; Walker, Claire-Dominique
Publisher: 
Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience; (1998)
Type: 
Article
ID: 
2898
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
NEURO 40
Notes: 
The etiology of autism is complex and in most cases the underlying pathologic mechanisms are unknown. The prevailing view is that autism is caused by a pathophysiologic process arising from the interaction of an early environmental insult and a genetic predisposition.

Introduction to the Medical Aspects of Autism

Author: 
Dalldorf, Joanna, MD
Publisher: 
Internet; (11/97)
Type: 
Article
ID: 
2892
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
MED 51
Notes: 
Biological conditions associated with autism. Laboratory diagnosis for autism. Medical conditions which affect autism. Behavior modifying meds for autistic persons.

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