Irene Saviozzi

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AIMS To study the potential use of child behaviour checklist (CBCL) 1.5-5 scales for the early identification of preschoolers at risk of autism. METHODS CBCL scores of three groups of preschoolers were compared: (1) an experimental group of 101 preschoolers with autism spectrum disorder (ASD); (2) a control group of 95 preschoolers with other psychiatric(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Sophisticated algorithms to infer disease diagnosis, pathology progression and patient outcome are increasingly being developed to analyze brain MRI data. They have been successfully implemented in a variety of diseases and are currently investigated in the field of neuropsychiatric disorders, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD).(More)
STUDY QUESTION Are children born after assisted reproductive technology (ART) at increased risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASD)? SUMMARY ANSWER There is no evidence that ART significantly increases the risk of ASD in the offspring. WHAT IS KNOWN ALREADY A few systematic reviews have explored the correlation between assisted conception and ASD with(More)
A growing body of literature has identified volume alterations of the corpus callosum (CC) in subjects with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). However, to date very few investigations have been conducted on pre-school-age ASD children. This study aims to compare the volume of CC and its sub-regions between pre-schoolers with ASD and controls (CON) and to(More)
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