Temporal lobe dysfunction in childhood autism: a PET study. Positron emission tomography.

@article{Zilbovicius2000TemporalLD,
  title={Temporal lobe dysfunction in childhood autism: a PET study. Positron emission tomography.},
  author={Monica Zilbovicius and Nathalie Boddaert and Pascal Belin and J B Poline and Philippe Remy and J. -F. Mangin and Lionel Thivard and C. Barth{\'e}l{\'e}my and Yves Samson},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2000},
  volume={157 12},
  pages={
          1988-93
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The nature of the underlying brain dysfunction of childhood autism, a life-long severe developmental disorder, is not well understood. Although researchers using functional brain imaging have attempted to contribute to this debate, previous studies have failed to report consistent localized neocortical brain dysfunction. The authors reasoned that early methods may have been insensitive to such dysfunction, which may now be detectable with improved technology. METHOD To test this… 
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