Computed tomographic brain scanning in four neuropsychiatric disorders of childhood.

@article{Harcherik1985ComputedTB,
  title={Computed tomographic brain scanning in four neuropsychiatric disorders of childhood.},
  author={Diane Harcherik and Donald J. Cohen and S M Ort and Rhea Paul and Bennett A. Shaywitz and Fred Volkmar and Stephan L G Rothman and James F. Leckman},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={1985},
  volume={142 6},
  pages={731-4}
}
CAT scans were performed in 66 patients with neuropsychiatric disorders of childhood (infantile autism, attention deficit disorder, Tourette's disorder, and language disorder) and a control group of 20 medical patients. Ventricular volume and brain density were determined by quantitative, computer-based methods by researchers blind to the patients' diagnoses. There were no significant differences among diagnostic groups or between neuropsychiatric patients and medical control patients in total… CONTINUE READING
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