Amygdala volume and nonverbal social impairment in adolescent and adult males with autism.

@article{Nacewicz2006AmygdalaVA,
  title={Amygdala volume and nonverbal social impairment in adolescent and adult males with autism.},
  author={Brendon M. Nacewicz and Kim M. Dalton and Tom Johnstone and Micah T Long and Emelia M McAuliff and Terrence R. Oakes and Andrew L. Alexander and Richard J. Davidson},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  year={2006},
  volume={63 12},
  pages={1417-28}
}
BACKGROUND Autism is a syndrome of unknown cause, marked by abnormal development of social behavior. Attempts to link pathological features of the amygdala, which plays a key role in emotional processing, to autism have shown little consensus. OBJECTIVE To evaluate amygdala volume in individuals with autism spectrum disorders and its relationship to laboratory measures of social behavior to examine whether variations in amygdala structure relate to symptom severity. DESIGN We conducted 2… CONTINUE READING
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