Autistic behavior in boys with fragile X syndrome: social approach and HPA-axis dysfunction

@inproceedings{Roberts2009AutisticBI,
  title={Autistic behavior in boys with fragile X syndrome: social approach and HPA-axis dysfunction},
  author={Jane E. Roberts and Megan A Clarke and Kaitlyn Alcorn and John C. Carter and Anna C. J. Long and Walter E. Kaufmann},
  booktitle={Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders},
  year={2009}
}
The primary goal of this study was to examine environmental and neuroendocrine factors that convey increased risk for elevated autistic behavior in boys with Fragile X syndrome (FXS). This study involves three related analyses: (1) examination of multiple dimensions of social approach behaviors and how they vary over time, (2) investigation of mean levels and modulation of salivary cortisol levels in response to social interaction, and (3) examination of the relationship of social approach and… CONTINUE READING
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