publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

Annual Research Review: Understudied populations within the autism spectrum - current trends and future directions in neuroimaging research

Allison Jack;
Open Access
  • Published: 19 Jan 2017 Journal: Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, volume 58, pages 411-435 (issn: 0021-9630, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wiley
Background Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are a heterogeneous group of neurodevelopmental conditions that vary in both etiology and phenotypic expression. Expressions of ASD characterized by a more severe phenotype, including autism with intellectual disability (ASD + ID), autism with a history of developmental regression (ASD + R), and minimally verbal autism (ASD + MV) are understudied generally, and especially in the domain of neuroimaging. However, neuroimaging methods are a potentially powerful tool for understanding the etiology of these ASD subtypes. Scope and methodology This review evaluates existing neuroimaging research on ASD + MV, ASD + ID, and AS...
Medical Subject Headings: mental disordersbehavioral disciplines and activitiesgenetic structures
free text keywords: Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health, Developmental and Educational Psychology, Psychiatry and Mental health, Article
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