Elsa Excoffier

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Autism is a rare neurodevelopmental disorder with a strong genetic component. Co-occurrence of autism and chromosomal abnormalities is useful to localize candidate regions that may include gene(s) implicated in autism determinism. Several candidate chromosomal regions are known, but association of chromosome 22 abnormalities with autism is unusual. We(More)
UNLABELLED Social deficit is the core symptom of pervasive developmental disorder. In other child psychiatric disorders, social problems are also described but mainly as a result of the disease symptomatology. However, some recent studies suspect that in several disorders such as attention deficit hyperactive disorder, patients have an endogenous social(More)
Prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is around 5%. The main clinical criteria of ADHD are hyperactivity, impulsivity and attention deficit. Several clinical patterns are described. ADHD symptomatology change with age but always start before 7 years old. Comorbidity is frequent and it is important to distinguish ADHD and another(More)
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