Pathophysiology of autism: evidence from brain imaging:.

  title={Pathophysiology of autism: evidence from brain imaging:.},
  author={Quinton Deeley and Declan Murphy},
  journal={British journal of hospital medicine},
  volume={70 3},
Autism spectrum disorders involve pervasive developmental abnormalities in social communication, socio-emotional reciprocity, and restricted and repetitive interests. They are likely to be caused by abnormalities in multiple brain regions, including 'underconnectivity' between components of networks subserving a variety of cognitive functions.