infantile autism


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infantile autism

[′in·fən‚tīl ′ȯ‚tiz·əm]
(psychology)
A disorder of children characterized by extreme withdrawal and introspection without regard for reality.
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Peripheral auditory asymmetry in infantile autism. Eur J Neurosci 2001; 13: 628-32.
Another study investigated whether P-endorphin plays an important role in infantile autism by measuring the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) levels of p-endorphin and evaluated the correlation between these levels and ASD symptoms [88].
Infantile autism: A genetic study of 21 twin pairs.
Infantile autism: rethinking the speech therapy view.
The neurobiology of infantile autism. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and allied disciplines, 29, 257-266.
The spectrum can range from infantile autism with mental retardation to Asperger syndrome with above average intelligence.
Perinatal complications as predictors of infantile autism. The International Journal of Neurosciece, 112, 1085-1098.
Adam Feinstein, from Autism Cymru, said, "Autism is a neurological disorder, so there is every reason to assume it has always existed, but it was not until 1943 that the first detailed description of what was called early infantile autism emerged.
The classic features of infantile autism of extreme social isolation, pathological need for sameness and mutism or non-communicative speech were originally described by Kanner in 1943.
Histoanatomic observations of the brain in early infantile autism. Neurology.
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