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Recent Developments in Autism Research
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Editors: Casanova, Manuel F. (University of Louisville)
Book Description:
Autism is a condition that hits the patient in places that canít be hidden; in his/her behavior. It is a condition worn for public scrutiny, blending personal aspects of the patientís life with his/her social environment. It provides for guilt in patients and for Job-like ponderings in their parents. How do you measure the extent of damage to a patientís life or that of the parentís? Present day thinking portrays the problem of autism in the context of a triangle. In this triangle each interconnected vertex alternatively represents the autistic person, pathophysiological theories on causation, and symptoms. This book focuses on certain themes: those physical aspects which make an individual autistic. Although we are willing to entertain both psychological and biological explanations, this book will deal primarily with the biological. Even when these explanations overlap, ultimately, they perform different functions; one biased towards the need to know and the other towards the need to cure.

Table of Contents:
Preface
Introduction
1. The epidemiology of pervasive developmental disorders (Eric Fombonne - Montreal Childrenís Hospital) pp. 1-25
2. The savant syndrome in autistic disorder (Darold A. Treffert - University of Wisconsin Medical School) pp. 27-55
3. The brain during life in autism: Advances in neuroimaging research (Janet E. Lainhart - The Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison) 57-107
4. EEG in autism Is there just too much going on in there? (Caroline Brown - University of Bristol) pp. 109-126
5. GABAergic Dysfunction in Autism (S. Hossein Fatemi - University of Minnesota) pp. 127-132
6. Minicolumnar Pathology in Autism (Manuel F. Casanova - University of Louisville) pp. 133-143
7. The use of animal models to understand autism spectrum disorder (Elizabeth M. Powell - University of Maryland School of Medicine)pp. 145-170
8. Neural network modeling of autism (Lennart Gustafsson - University of Technology - Lule, Sweden) pp. 171-194
9. Autism research: Future directions (Manuel F. Casanova - University of Louisville) pp. 195-209
Index

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2005
   ISBN: 1-59454-497-2
   Status: AV
  
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