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  1. Content type: Article

    Language and learning disorders such as reading disability and language impairment are recognized to be subject to substantial genetic influences, but few causal mutations have been identified in the coding re...

    Authors: Shelley D. Smith

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2011 3:9099

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    Restricted and repetitive behavior (RRB) is a group of heterogeneous maladaptive behaviors. RRB is one of the key diagnostic features of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and also commonly observed in Prader–Wi...

    Authors: Cindi G. Flores, Gregory Valcante, Steve Guter, Annette Zaytoun, Emily Wray, Lindsay Bell, Suma Jacob, Mark H. Lewis, Daniel J. Driscoll, Edwin H. Cook Jr. and Soo-Jeong Kim

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2011 3:9094

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    One of the most compelling features of Williams syndrome (WS) is the widely reported excessive sociability, accompanied by a relative proficiency in expressive language, which stands in stark contrast with sig...

    Authors: Inna Fishman, Anna Yam, Ursula Bellugi and Debra Mills

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2011 3:9086

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    Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is the most common inherited form of intellectual disability and is caused by a CGG repeat expansion at Xq27.3 on the FMR1 gene. The majority of young boys with FXS display poor attent...

    Authors: Jane E. Roberts, Margot Miranda, Maria Boccia, Heather Janes, Bridgette L. Tonnsen and Deborah D. Hatton

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2011 3:9085

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    Social dysfunction is intrinsically involved in severe psychiatric disorders such as depression and psychosis and linked with poor theory of mind. Children with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q11DS, or velo-card...

    Authors: Linda E. Campbell, Angela F. Stevens, Kathryn McCabe, Lynne Cruickshank, Robin G. Morris, Declan G. M. Murphy and Kieran C. Murphy

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2011 3:9082

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    Salivary levels of biomarkers for the hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis (HPA; cortisol) and sympatho-adreno-medullary system (SAM; α-amylase) were measured in 51 adults (57% male) with neurodevelopmental dis...

    Authors: Frank J. Symons, Jason J. Wolff, Laura S. Stone, Tony K. Y. Lim and James W. Bodfish

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2011 3:9080

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    Despite evidence that autism is highly heritable with estimates of 15 or more genes involved, few studies have directly examined associations of multiple gene interactions. Since inability to effectively comba...

    Authors: Katherine Bowers, Qing Li, Joseph Bressler, Dimitrios Avramopoulos, Craig Newschaffer and M. Daniele Fallin

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2011 3:9077

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    Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is the most common identifiable genetic cause of intellectual disability and autistic spectrum disorders (ASD), with up to 50% of males and some females with FXS meeting criteria for A...

    Authors: Elizabeth Berry-Kravis, Andrew Knox and Crystal Hervey

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2011 3:9074

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    Autism spectrum disorder is a genetically complex and clinically heterogeneous neurodevelopmental disorder. A recent study by the Autism Genome Project (AGP) used 1M single-nucleotide polymorphism arrays to sh...

    Authors: Alistair T. Pagnamenta, Richard Holt, Mohammed Yusuf, Dalila Pinto, Kirsty Wing, Catalina Betancur, Stephen W. Scherer, Emanuela V. Volpi and Anthony P. Monaco

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2011 3:9076

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    The Autism Genome Project has assembled two large datasets originally designed for linkage analysis and genome-wide association analysis, respectively: 1,069 multiplex families genotyped on the Affymetrix 10 K...

    Authors: Veronica J. Vieland, Joachim Hallmayer, Yungui Huang, Alistair T. Pagnamenta, Dalila Pinto, Hameed Khan, Anthony P. Monaco, Andrew D. Paterson, Stephen W. Scherer, James S. Sutcliffe and Peter Szatmari

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2011 3:9072

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    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is characterized by core deficits in social behavior, communication, and behavioral flexibility. Several lines of evidence indicate that oxytocin, signaling through its receptor ...

    Authors: Daniel B. Campbell, Dibyadeep Datta, Shaine T. Jones, Evon Batey Lee, James S. Sutcliffe, Elizabeth A. D. Hammock and Pat Levitt

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2011 3:9071

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    Impairment in the executive control of attention has been found in youth with chromosome 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q11.2DS). However, how this impairment is modified by other factors, particularly age, is u...

    Authors: Joel Stoddard, Laurel Beckett and Tony J. Simon

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2010 3:9070

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    Autism and schizophrenia share a history of diagnostic conflation that was not definitively resolved until the publication of the DSM-III in 1980. Though now recognized as heterogeneous disorders with distinct...

    Authors: Noah J. Sasson, Amy E. Pinkham, Kimberly L. H. Carpenter and Aysenil Belger

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2010 3:9068

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    The most common human microdeletion occurs at chromosome 22q11.2. The associated syndrome (22q11.2DS) has a complex and variable phenotype with a high risk of schizophrenia. While the role of stress in the eti...

    Authors: Elliott A. Beaton and Tony J. Simon

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2010 3:9069

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    Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is the most common form of inherited intellectual disability (ID). Anxiety and social withdrawal are considered core features of the FXS phenotype, yet there is limited diagnostic evid...

    Authors: Lisa Cordeiro, Elizabeth Ballinger, Randi Hagerman and David Hessl

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2010 3:9067

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    This report is a meeting summary of the 2010 Angelman Syndrome Foundation's scientific symposium on the neuroscience of UBE3A. Angelman syndrome is characterized by loss of speech, severe developmental delay, ...

    Authors: Benjamin D. Philpot, Coral E. Thompson, Lisa Franco and Charles A. Williams

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2010 3:9066

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    Two functionally related genes, FOXP2 and CNTNAP2, influence language abilities in families with rare syndromic and common nonsyndromic forms of impaired language, respectively. We investigated whether these gene...

    Authors: Beate Peter, Wendy H. Raskind, Mark Matsushita, Mark Lisowski, Tiffany Vu, Virginia W. Berninger, Ellen M. Wijsman and Zoran Brkanac

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2010 3:9065

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    Using behavioral and genetic information from the Autism Genetics Resource Exchange (AGRE) data set we developed phenotypes and investigated linkage and association for individuals with and without Autism Spec...

    Authors: Judy F. Flax, Abby Hare, Marco A. Azaro, Veronica J. Vieland and Linda M. Brzustowicz

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2010 2:9063

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    This review provides an overview of the involvement of the corpus callosum (CC) in a variety of developmental disorders that are currently defined exclusively by genetics, developmental insult, and/or behavior...

    Authors: Lynn K. Paul

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2010 3:9059

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    Children with congenital heart disease (CHD) who survive surgery often present impaired neurodevelopment and qualitative brain anomalies. However, the impact of CHD on total or regional brain volumes only rece...

    Authors: Marie Schaer, Bronwyn Glaser, Marie-Christine Ottet, Maude Schneider, Meritxell Bach Cuadra, Martin Debbané, Jean-Philippe Thiran and Stephan Eliez

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2010 2:9061

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    The purpose of this study is to evaluate quantitative structural measures of the ventromedial prefrontal cortex (vmPFC) in boys with isolated clefts of the lip and/or palate (ICLP) relative to a comparison gro...

    Authors: Peggy Nopoulos, Aaron D. Boes, Althea Jabines, Amy L. Conrad, John Canady, Lynn Richman and Jeffrey D. Dawson

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2010 2:9060

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    Intellectual disability (ID), also referred to as mental retardation (MR), is frequently the result of genetic mutation. Where ID is present together with additional clinical symptoms or physical anomalies, th...

    Authors: Liana Kaufman, Muhammad Ayub and John B. Vincent

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2010 2:9055

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    A leading neurological hypothesis for autism postulates amygdala dysfunction. This hypothesis has considerable support from anatomical and neuroimaging studies. Individuals with bilateral amygdala lesions show...

    Authors: Lynn K. Paul, Christina Corsello, Daniel Tranel and Ralph Adolphs

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2010 2:9056

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    Neurocognitive assessment in individuals with intellectual disabilities requires a well-validated test battery. To meet this need, the Arizona Cognitive Test Battery (ACTB) has been developed specifically to a...

    Authors: Jamie O. Edgin, Gina M. Mason, Melissa J. Allman, George T. Capone, Iser DeLeon, Cheryl Maslen, Roger H. Reeves, Stephanie L. Sherman and Lynn Nadel

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2010 2:9054

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    The field of behavioral neuroscience has been successful in using an animal model of enriched environments for over five decades to measure the rehabilitative and preventative effects of sensory, cognitive and...

    Authors: Stacey Reynolds, Shelly J. Lane and Lorie Richards

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2010 2:9053

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  26. Content type: Brief Communication

    Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is a genetic imprinting disease that causes developmental and behavioral disturbances resulting from loss of expression of genes from the paternal chromosome 15q11-q13 region. In ab...

    Authors: Rebecca S. Henkhaus, Douglas C. Bittel and Merlin G. Butler

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2010 2:9051

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    Many studies have focused on the behavior and cognitive problems in young patients with fragile X syndrome (FXS), but there are no studies about the problems in aging for those with FXS. The discovery of the f...

    Authors: Agustini Utari, Evan Adams, Elizabeth Berry-Kravis, Alyssa Chavez, Felicia Scaggs, Lily Ngotran, Antoniya Boyd, David Hessl, Louise W. Gane, Flora Tassone, Nicole Tartaglia, Maureen A. Leehey and Randi J. Hagerman

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2010 2:9047

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  28. Content type: Article

    Iron deficiency (ID) is the most common gestational micronutrient deficiency in the world, targets the fetal hippocampus and striatum and results in long-term behavioral abnormalities. These structures primari...

    Authors: Erik S. Carlson, Stephanie J. B. Fretham, Erica Unger, Michael O’Connor, Anna Petryk, Timothy Schallert, Raghavendra Rao, Ivan Tkac and Michael K. Georgieff

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2010 2:9049

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    The purpose of the current study was to assess the relations between nightly sleep patterns and the frequency of daily maladaptive behavior. Antecedent and consequential relations between sleep patterns and be...

    Authors: Mohammed R. Lenjavi, Michael A. Ahuja, Paul E. Touchette and Curt A. Sandman

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2010 2:9048

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    The purpose of this article is to review the role of somatosensory perception in typical development, its aberration in a range of neurodevelopmental disorders, and the potential relations between tactile proc...

    Authors: Carissa J. Cascio

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2010 2:9046

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  31. Content type: Article

    This study investigated rapid automatized naming (RAN) ability in high functioning individuals with autism and parents of individuals with autism. Findings revealed parallel patterns of performance in parents ...

    Authors: Molly Losh, Denise Esserman and Joseph Piven

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2010 2:9045

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    Williams-Beuren syndrome (WBS) is a neurodevelopmental disorder caused by the hemizygous deletion of 28 genes on chromosome 7, including the general transcription factor GTF2IRD1. Mice either hemizygously (Gtf2ir...

    Authors: Éliane Proulx, Edwin J. Young, Lucy R. Osborne and Evelyn K. Lambe

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2010 2:9044

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  33. Content type: Article

    Young people with 22q11 Deletion Syndrome (22q11DS) are at substantial risk for developing psychosis and have significant differences in white matter (WM) volume. However, there are few in vivo studies of both...

    Authors: Frederick Sundram, Linda E. Campbell, Rayna Azuma, Eileen Daly, Oswald J. N. Bloemen, Gareth J. Barker, Xavier Chitnis, Derek K. Jones, Therese van Amelsvoort, Kieran C. Murphy and Declan G. M. Murphy

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2010 2:9043

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  34. Content type: Article

    Individuals with Williams syndrome (WS) demonstrate an abnormally positive social bias. However, the neural substrates of this hypersociability, i.e., positive attribution bias and increased drive toward socia...

    Authors: Masaru Mimura, Fumiko Hoeft, Motoichiro Kato, Nobuhisa Kobayashi, Kristen Sheau, Judith Piggot, Debra Mills, Albert Galaburda, Julie R. Korenberg, Ursula Bellugi and Allan L. Reiss

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2010 2:9041

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