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  1. Content type: Research

    Emotion recognition dysfunction has been reported in both autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This suggests that emotion recognition is a cross-disorder trait t...

    Authors: Francesca Waddington, Catharina Hartman, Yvette de Bruijn, Martijn Lappenschaar, Anoek Oerlemans, Jan Buitelaar, Barbara Franke and Nanda Rommelse

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:31

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    Language delay is extremely common in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), yet it is unclear whether measurable variation in early language is associated with genetic liability for ASD. Assessment of ...

    Authors: N Marrus, L P Hall, S J Paterson, J T Elison, J J Wolff, M R Swanson, J Parish-Morris, A T Eggebrecht, J R Pruett Jr., H C Hazlett, L Zwaigenbaum, S Dager, A M Estes, R T Schultz, K N Botteron, J Piven…

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:29

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    XYY syndrome is a sex chromosome aneuploidy that occurs in ~ 1/850 male births and is associated with increased risk for neurodevelopmental difficulties. However, the profile of neurodevelopmental impairments,...

    Authors: Lisa Joseph, Cristan Farmer, Colby Chlebowski, Laura Henry, Ari Fish, Catherine Mankiw, Anastasia Xenophontos, Liv Clasen, Bethany Sauls, Jakob Seidlitz, Jonathan Blumenthal, Erin Torres, Audrey Thurm and Armin Raznahan

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:30

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  4. Content type: Research

    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is characterized by atypical behaviors in social environments and in reaction to changing events. While this dyad of symptoms is at the core of the pathology along with atypical ...

    Authors: J. Charpentier, K. Kovarski, E. Houy-Durand, J. Malvy, A. Saby, F. Bonnet-Brilhault, M. Latinus and M. Gomot

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:28

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  5. Content type: Research

    Face processing has been found to be impaired in autism spectrum disorders (ASD). One hypothesis is that individuals with ASD engage in piecemeal compared to holistic face processing strategies. To investigate...

    Authors: Sandra Naumann, Ulrike Senftleben, Megha Santhosh, James McPartland and Sara Jane Webb

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:27

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  6. Content type: Research

    Previous research links social difficulties to atypical face exploration in 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q11.2DS). Two types of face processing are distinguished: configural (CFP) and featural (FFP). CFP devel...

    Authors: Alexandra Zaharia, Maude Schneider, Bronwyn Glaser, Martina Franchini, Sarah Menghetti, Marie Schaer, Martin Debbané and Stephan Eliez

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:26

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  7. Content type: Research

    Individuals diagnosed with fragile X syndrome (FXS), the most common known inherited form of intellectual disability, commonly exhibit significant impairments in social gaze behavior during interactions with o...

    Authors: Caitlin E. Gannon, Tobias C. Britton, Ellen H. Wilkinson and Scott S. Hall

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:25

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  8. Content type: Research

    Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) and Angelman syndrome (AS) are neurodevelopmental disorders that are caused by abnormal expression of imprinted genes in the 15q11-13 region. Dysregulation of genes located in this ...

    Authors: Emma K. Baker, David E. Godler, Minh Bui, Chriselle Hickerton, Carolyn Rogers, Mike Field, David J. Amor and Lesley Bretherton

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:24

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  9. Content type: Research

    Sensory processing deficits are frequently co-morbid with neurodevelopmental disorders. For example, patients with fragile X syndrome (FXS), caused by a silencing of the FMR1 gene, exhibit impairments in visual f...

    Authors: Rachel B. Kay, Nicole A. Gabreski and Jason W. Triplett

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:23

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  10. Content type: Research

    Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is caused by a mutation in the FMR1 gene on the X chromosome, leading to decreased levels of FMR1 protein (FMRP), which causes the array of neuropsychological impairments that define FXS....

    Authors: Laura del Hoyo Soriano, Angela John Thurman, Danielle Jenine Harvey, W. Ted Brown and Leonard Abbeduto

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:22

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  11. Content type: Research

    Gene mutations within the RAS-MAPK signaling cascade result in Noonan syndrome (NS), neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), and related disorders. Recent research has documented an increased risk for social difficult...

    Authors: Elizabeth I. Pierpont, Rebekah L. Hudock, Allison M. Foy, Margaret Semrud-Clikeman, Mary Ella Pierpont, Susan A. Berry, Ryan Shanley, Nathan Rubin, Katherine Sommer and Christopher L. Moertel

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:21

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  12. Content type: Research

    Although several genetic variants for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have now been identified, these largely occur sporadically or are de novo. Much less progress has been made in identifying inherited variant...

    Authors: Marc Woodbury-Smith, Andrew D. Paterson, Irene O’Connor, Mehdi Zarrei, Ryan K. C. Yuen, Jennifer L Howe, Ann Thompson, Morgan Parlier, Bridget Fernandez, Joseph Piven, Stephen W. Scherer, Veronica Vieland and Peter Szatmari

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:20

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  13. Content type: Research

    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a pervasive neurodevelopmental disorder characterised by diminished social reciprocity and communication skills and the presence of stereotyped and restricted behaviours. Exec...

    Authors: Vanessa M. Vogan, Kaitlyn E. Francis, Benjamin R. Morgan, Mary Lou Smith and Margot J. Taylor

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:19

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  14. Content type: Research

    Genetic studies in autism have pinpointed a heterogeneous group of loci and genes. Further, environment may be an additional factor conferring susceptibility to autism. Transcriptome studies investigate quanti...

    Authors: Matthew Schwede, Shailender Nagpal, Michael J. Gandal, Neelroop N. Parikshak, Karoly Mirnics, Daniel H. Geschwind and Eric M. Morrow

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:18

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  15. Content type: Case report

    Dystonia-deafness syndrome is a well-known clinical entity, with sensorineural deafness typically manifesting earlier than dystonia. ACTB p.Arg183Trp heterozygosity has been reported in six patients to cause comb...

    Authors: Inger Marie Skogseid, Oddveig Røsby, Ane Konglund, James P. Connelly, Bård Nedregaard, Greg Eigner Jablonski, Nadja Kvernmo, Asbjørg Stray-Pedersen and Joel C. Glover

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:17

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  16. Content type: Review

    Neurodevelopmental disorders, as a class of diseases, have been particularly difficult to treat even when the underlying cause(s), such as genetic alterations, are understood. What treatments do exist are gene...

    Authors: Erik Allen Lykken, Charles Shyng, Reginald James Edwards, Alejandra Rozenberg and Steven James Gray

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:16

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  17. Content type: Research

    Mutations in the SHANK genes, which encode postsynaptic scaffolding proteins, have been linked to a spectrum of neurodevelopmental disorders. The SHANK genes and the schizophrenia-associated microRNA-137 show con...

    Authors: Ana de Sena Cortabitarte, Simone Berkel, Flavia-Bianca Cristian, Christine Fischer and Gudrun A. Rappold

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:15

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  18. Content type: Research

    A growing body of research suggests that fine motor abilities are associated with skills in a variety of domains in both typical and atypical development. In this study, we investigated developmental trajector...

    Authors: Boin Choi, Kathryn A. Leech, Helen Tager-Flusberg and Charles A. Nelson

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:14

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  19. Content type: Research

    Social impairments are described as a common feature of the 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q11DS). However, the neural correlates underlying these impairments are largely unknown in this population. In this stud...

    Authors: Lydia Dubourg, Pascal Vrticka, Martin Debbané, Léa Chambaz, Stephan Eliez and Maude Schneider

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:13

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  20. Content type: Research

    Intranasal oxytocin (OT) has been shown to improve social communication functioning of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and, thus, has received considerable interest as a potential ASD therapeut...

    Authors: R. K. Greene, M. Spanos, C. Alderman, E. Walsh, J. Bizzell, M. G. Mosner, J. L. Kinard, G. D. Stuber, T. Chandrasekhar, L. C. Politte, L. Sikich and G. S. Dichter

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:12

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  21. Content type: Research

    Neurofibromatosis type1 (NF1) is associated with a broad range of behavioural deficits, and an imbalance between excitatory and inhibitory neurotransmission has been postulated in this disorder. Inhibition is ...

    Authors: Gilberto Silva, Isabel Catarina Duarte, Inês Bernardino, Tânia Marques, Inês R. Violante and Miguel Castelo-Branco

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:11

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  22. Content type: Research

    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in epilepsy has been a topic of increasing interest, which in general occurs in 15–35% of the patients with epilepsy, more frequently in those with intellectual disability (ID). ...

    Authors: Na He, Bing-Mei Li, Zhao-Xia Li, Jie Wang, Xiao-Rong Liu, Heng Meng, Bin Tang, Wen-Jun Bian, Yi-Wu Shi and Wei-Ping Liao

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:10

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  23. Content type: Research

    Sleep disturbance is common in children with neurodevelopmental disorders, with high rates identified in children with Smith-Magenis syndrome (SMS), Angelman syndrome (AS), autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and t...

    Authors: J. Trickett, M. Heald, C. Oliver and C. Richards

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:9

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  24. Content type: Research

    Although aberrant visual attention has been identified in infants at high familial risk for autism, the developmental emergence of atypical attention remains unclear. Integrating biological measures of attenti...

    Authors: Bridgette L. Tonnsen, John E. Richards and Jane E. Roberts

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:7

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  25. Content type: Review

    Pathologic mutations in SYNGAP1 cause a genetically defined form of intellectual disability (ID) with comorbid epilepsy and autistic features. While only recently discovered, pathogenicity of this gene is a relat...

    Authors: Monica Weldon, Murat Kilinc, J. Lloyd Holder Jr and Gavin Rumbaugh

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:6

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  26. Content type: Research

    Difficulties with executive functioning (EF) are common in individuals with a range of developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Interventions that target underlying mechanisms of EF e...

    Authors: Alexandra Hendry, Emily J. H. Jones, Rachael Bedford, Teodora Gliga, Tony Charman and Mark H. Johnson

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:3

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  27. Content type: Research

    Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is a neurodevelopmental genetic disorder causing cognitive and behavioural deficits. Repetition suppression (RS), a learning phenomenon in which stimulus repetitions result in diminish...

    Authors: Inga Sophia Knoth, Tarek Lajnef, Simon Rigoulot, Karine Lacourse, Phetsamone Vannasing, Jacques L. Michaud, Sébastien Jacquemont, Philippe Major, Karim Jerbi and Sarah Lippé

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:4

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  28. Content type: Research

    Potocki-Lupski syndrome (PTLS) and Smith-Magenis syndrome (SMS) are related genomic disorders, as duplication 17p11.2 (associated with PTLS) is the reciprocal recombination product of the SMS microdeletion. Wh...

    Authors: Stacey Bissell, Lucy Wilde, Caroline Richards, Jo Moss and Chris Oliver

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:2

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  29. Content type: Research

    Adaptive behavior, or the ability to function independently in ones’ environment, is a key phenotypic construct in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Few studies of the development of adaptive behavior during pre...

    Authors: Cristan Farmer, Lauren Swineford, Susan E. Swedo and Audrey Thurm

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2018 10:1

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  30. Content type: Research

    Dopamine (DA) is a critical neuromodulator in the retina. Disruption of retinal DA synthesis and signaling significantly attenuates light-adapted, electroretinogram (ERG) responses, as well as contrast sensiti...

    Authors: Heng Dai, Chad R. Jackson, Gwynne L. Davis, Randy D. Blakely and Douglas G. McMahon

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2017 9:38

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  31. Content type: Research

    The limited behavioural phenotype literature on Phelan–McDermid syndrome (PMS) indicates atypically high levels of activity, impulsivity and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) behaviours. Divergent profiles of ASD...

    Authors: Caroline Richards, Laurie Powis, Jo Moss, Christopher Stinton, Lisa Nelson and Christopher Oliver

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2017 9:37

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  32. Content type: Research

    Estimates of the prevalence of developmental dyslexia in the general population range from 5% to as many as 10%. Symptoms include reading, writing, and language deficits, but the severity and mix of symptoms c...

    Authors: Edward G. Freedman, Sophie Molholm, Michael J. Gray, Daniel Belyusar and John J. Foxe

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2017 9:36

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  33. Content type: Research

    Although significant impairments in the affective and cognitive facets of social cognition have been highlighted in patients with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q11DS) in previous studies, these domains have nev...

    Authors: D. Badoud, M. Schneider, S. Menghetti, B. Glaser, M. Debbané and S. Eliez

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2017 9:35

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  34. Content type: Research

    Existing literature draws links between social attention and socio-behavioural profiles in neurodevelopmental disorders. Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is associated with a known socio-behavioural phenotype of socia...

    Authors: Hayley Crawford, Joanna Moss, Chris Oliver and Deborah Riby

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2017 9:9

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  35. Content type: Research

    Alterations in brain development during infancy may precede the behavioral manifestation of developmental disorders. Infants at increased risk for autism are also at increased risk for other developmental diso...

    Authors: April R. Levin, Kandice J. Varcin, Heather M. O’Leary, Helen Tager-Flusberg and Charles A. Nelson

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2017 9:34

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  36. Content type: Research

    Extreme shyness and social anxiety is reported to be characteristic of adolescents and adults with Cornelia de Lange syndrome (CdLS); however, the nature of these characteristics is not well documented. In thi...

    Authors: Lisa Nelson, Hayley Crawford, Donna Reid, Joanna Moss and Chris Oliver

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2017 9:33

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  37. Content type: Research

    Recent research has demonstrated that subclinical autistic traits of parents amplify the effects of deleterious mutations in the causation of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in their offspring. Here, we examine...

    Authors: Sabine E. Mous, Allan Jiang, Arpana Agrawal and John N. Constantino

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2017 9:32

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  38. Content type: Research

    The FMR1 premutation affects 1:291 women and is associated with a range of cognitive, affective, and physical health complications, including deficits in pragmatic language (i.e., social language). This study inv...

    Authors: Jessica Klusek, Joseph Schmidt, Amanda J. Fairchild, Anna Porter and Jane E. Roberts

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2017 9:31

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  39. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to examine executive functioning in adolescents and adults with Cornelia de Lange syndrome (CdLS) to identify a syndrome and age-related profile of cognitive impairment.

    Authors: Donna Reid, Jo Moss, Lisa Nelson, Laura Groves and Chris Oliver

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2017 9:29

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  40. Content type: Research

    Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) system deficits are integral to the pathophysiologic development of fragile X syndrome (FXS). Ganaxolone, a GABAA receptor positive allosteric modulator, is hypothesized to improve ...

    Authors: Andrew Ligsay, Anke Van Dijck, Danh V. Nguyen, Reymundo Lozano, Yanjun Chen, Erika S. Bickel, David Hessl, Andrea Schneider, Kathleen Angkustsiri, Flora Tassone, Berten Ceulemans, R. Frank Kooy and Randi J. Hagerman

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2017 9:26

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  41. Content type: Review

    Preterm birth is associated with an increased risk of adverse neurologic, psychiatric, and cognitive outcomes. The brain circuits involved in processing social information are critical to all of these domains,...

    Authors: Angela Fenoglio, Michael K. Georgieff and Jed T. Elison

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2017 9:27

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  42. Content type: Review

    ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) is a common neurodevelopmental disorder. There has been extensive clinical and basic research in the field of ADHD over the past 20 years, but the mechanisms und...

    Authors: Tamar Green, Paige E. Naylor and William Davies

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2017 9:25

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  43. Content type: Review

    Many children with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders undergo expensive, time-consuming behavioral interventions that often yield only modest improvements. The development of adjunctive intervention...

    Authors: Crystal T. Engineer, Seth A. Hays and Michael P. Kilgard

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2017 9:20

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  44. Content type: Research

    Both children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and children with specific language impairment (SLI) have been shown to have difficulties with grammatical processing. A comparison of these two populations w...

    Authors: Susan Ellis Weismer, Meghan M. Davidson, Ishanti Gangopadhyay, Heidi Sindberg, Hettie Roebuck and Margarita Kaushanskaya

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2017 9:28

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  45. Content type: Research

    A substantial amount of work has examined language abilities in young children with specific language impairment (SLI); however, our understanding of the developmental trajectory of language impairment is limi...

    Authors: Eileen Haebig, Christine Weber, Laurence B. Leonard, Patricia Deevy and J. Bruce Tomblin

    Citation: Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2017 9:22

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