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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Outcome and prognostic factors in infantile autism and similar conditions.
about two-thirds of youngsters with the most common form of infantile autism actually have a treatable, genetically linked, early-onset form of severe depression.
Bobbie's nine-year-old daughter, Allana, has infantile autism, the most severe form of this developmental brain disorder.
Gillberg C, Steffenburg S: Outcome and prognostic factors in infantile autism and similar conditions: A population-based study of 46 cases followed through puberty.
Other chapters are devoted to the following conditions and treatment and other problems associated with them: cerebral palsy, mental retardation, infantile autism, learning disabilities, attention deficit disorders/hyperactivity, communication disorders, and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
Characteristics of infantile autism in five children with Leber's congenital amaurosis.
92) between the prevalence of infantile autism in one-year birth cohorts and the number of children hospitalized for pneumonia and bronchiolitis during their birth year.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, infantile autism and elevated blood-lead: a possible relationship.
In Kanner's view, infantile autism was distinctly different from mental retardation, other disorders and childhood schizophrenia.
Between 1995 and 2001, 260 patients with a mean age of 9 years who met strict diagnostic criteria for infantile autism or Asperger's syndrome underwent a clinical exam and head measurement; 62% had an MRI.
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