Basal ganglia morphometry and repetitive behavior in young children with autism spectrum disorder.

@article{Estes2011BasalGM,
  title={Basal ganglia morphometry and repetitive behavior in young children with autism spectrum disorder.},
  author={Annette M Estes and Dennis W. W. Shaw and Bobbi F Sparks and S D Friedman and Jay N. Giedd and Geraldine Dawson and Matthew Bryan and Stephen R Dager},
  journal={Autism research : official journal of the International Society for Autism Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={4 3},
  pages={212-20}
}
We investigated repetitive and stereotyped behavior (RSB) and its relationship to morphometric measures of the basal ganglia and thalami in 3- to 4-year-old children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD; n = 77) and developmental delay without autism (DD; n = 34). Children were assessed through clinical evaluation and parent report using RSB-specific scales extracted from the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS), the Autism Diagnostic Interview, and the Aberrant Behavior Checklist. A… CONTINUE READING
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