Friday, May 18, 2018

Important Research Studies on Autism: the foundation for the Cortica Care Model

Autism Research & Resources

Important Research Papers on Autism

 

Genetic and Environmental Causes of Autism

Autism spectrum disorder genetics: diverse genes with diverse clinical outcomes

A novel approach of homozygous haplotype sharing identifies candidate genes in autism spectrum disorder

Prevalence of autism spectrum disorder phenomenology in genetic disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Is Maternal Influenza or Fever During Pregnancy Associated with Autism or Developmental Delays? Results from the CHARGE (CHildhood Autism Risks from Genetics and Environment) Study

Autism risk associated with parental age and with increasing difference in age between the parents

Residential proximity to freeways and autism in the CHARGE study

Proximity to point sources of environmental mercury release as a predictor of autism prevalence

Environmental toxicants and autism spectrum disorders: a systematic review

Epigenetics of autism spectrum disorders

Neurobehavioural effects of developmental toxicity

Genetic heterogeneity in autism: From single gene to a pathway perspective

 

Neuroimaging and Neural Networks

Review of neuroimaging in autism spectrum disorders: what have we learned and where we go from here

The nature of brain dysfunction in autism: functional brain imaging studies

Imaging evidence for disturbances in multiple learning and memory systems in persons with autism spectrum disorders

Enhanced visual processing contributes to matrix reasoning in autism

 

Neurophysiology

The role of epilepsy and epileptiform EEGs in autism spectrum disorders

Epilepsy and Autism

Psychiatric and Behavioural Disorders in Children with Epilepsy (ILAE Task Force Report): Epilepsy and ADHD

Predictive value of isolated epileptiform discharges for a favorable therapeutic response to antiepileptic drugs in nonepileptic psychiatric patients

A review of traditional and novel treatments for seizures in autism spectrum disorder: findings from a systematic review and expert panel

 

Neurotransmitters

Central tetrahydrobiopterin concentration in neurodevelopmental disorders

mGluR antagonists and GABA agonists as novel pharmacological agents for the treatment of autism spectrum disorders

The use of medications approved for Alzheimer's disease in autism spectrum disorder: a systematic review

 

Sleep

Melatonin in autism spectrum disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Melatonin in autism spectrum disorders

Treatment for Sleep Problems in Children with Autism and Caregiver Spillover Effects

 

Biochemistry/Metabolism

Mitochondrial dysfunction in autism spectrum disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Mitochondrial dysfunction as a neurobiological subtype of autism spectrum disorder: evidence from brain imaging

Relative carnitine deficiency in autism

A prospective double-blind, randomized clinical trial of levocarnitine to treat autism spectrum disorders

Reduced levels of plasma polyunsaturated fatty acids and serum carnitine in autistic children: relation to gastrointestinal manifestations

Improvement of regressive autism symptoms in a child with TMLHE deficiency following carnitine supplementation

Reversal of autism-like behaviors and metabolism in adult mice with single-dose antipurinergic therapy

Identification and Treatment of Pathophysiological Comorbidities of Autism Spectrum Disorder to Achieve Optimal Outcomes

Blocking and Binding Folate Receptor Alpha Autoantibodies Identify Novel Autism Spectrum Disorder Subgroups

Cerebral folate receptor autoantibodies in autism spectrum disorder

Cerebral folate deficiency with developmental delay, autism, and response to folinic acid

 

Immune

Clinical evaluation of youth with pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome (PANS): recommendations from the 2013 PANS Consensus Conference

Antibody-mediated neuronal cell signaling in behavior and movement disorders

Adaptive and Innate Immune Responses in Autism: Rationale for Therapeutic Use of Intravenous Immunoglobulin

The role of immune dysfunction in the pathophysiology of autism

 

Gastrointestinal

Sleep and gastrointestinal disturbances in autism spectrum disorder in children

Recommendations for evaluation and treatment of common gastrointestinal problems in children with ASDs

Evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders in individuals with ASDs: a consensus report

Colonization-induced host-gut microbial metabolic interaction

Host-gut microbiota metabolic interactions

Normal gut microbiota modulates brain development and behavior

Autism spectrum disorders and intestinal microbiota

Fecal microbiota and metabolome of children with autism and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified

Potential Etiologic Factors of Microbiome Disruption in Autism

 

Sensorimotor Integration

Sensory processing in autism: a review of neurophysiologic findings

An exploration of sensory and movement differences from the perspective of individuals with autism

Dyspraxia in autism: association with motor, social, and communicative deficits

Evidence that the pattern of visuomotor sequence learning is altered in children with autism

Motor persistence and inhibition in autism and ADHD

Behavioural and neural basis of anomalous motor learning in children with autism

Altered connectivity and action model formation in autism is autism

Rhythm, movement, and autism: using rhythmic rehabilitation research as a model for autism

Motor control and children with autism: deficit of anticipatory function?

Music therapy for people with autism spectrum disorder

Rhythmic auditory stimulation in rehabilitation of movement disorders: a review of current research

 

Language & Communication

Hyperlexia in children with autism spectrum disorders

Teaching non-verbal children with autistic disorder to read and write: a pilot study

 

Cognition & Behavior

A systematic review of early intensive intervention for autism spectrum disorders

Publication bias in studies of an applied behavior-analytic intervention: an initial analysis

Perceptual learning in autism: over-specificity and possible remedies

The intense world theory - a unifying theory of the neurobiology of autism

 

Family & Home

Adult Siblings of People with Autism plus Learning Disability– their experiences, perspectives and future support needs

Comparison of Siblings of Individuals with Autism and Siblings of Individuals with Other Diagnoses

The adjustment of non-disabled siblings of children with autism

Siblings of individuals with an autism spectrum disorder: sibling relationships and well being in adolescence and adulthood

Psychosocial adjustment in siblings of children with autism

Fatigue, wellbeing and parental self-efficacy in mothers of children with an autism spectrum disorder

Maternal Mental Health After a Child’s Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Diagnostic practice and its impacts on parental health and child behaviour problems in autism spectrum disorders

Impact of Diagnostic Practices on the Self-Reported Health of Mothers of Recently Diagnosed Children with ASD

Death concerns and psychological well-being in mothers of children with autism spectrum disorder

The impact of autism services on mothers' psychological well being

Parent Beliefs About the Causes of Learning and Developmental Problems Among Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder: Results From a National Survey

 

Neurofeedback

Clinical neurofeedback: case studies, proposed mechanism, and implications for pediatric neurology practice

Neuromodulation integrating rTMS and neurofeedback for the treatment of autism spectrum disorder: An exploratory study

A review of neurofeedback treatment for pediatric ADHD

Neurofeedback of Slow Cortical Potentials in Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Multicenter Randomized Trial Controlling for Unspecific Effects

Meta-analysis of EEG biofeedback in treating epilepsy

Neurofeedback in ADHD and insomnia: vigilance stabilization through sleep spindles and circadian networks

 

Transcutaneous Vagus Nerve Stimulation

Transcutaneous Vagus Nerve Stimulation: A Promising Method for Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autistic spectrum disorder, epilepsy, and vagus nerve stimulation

Non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation in healthy humans reduces sympathetic nerve activity

 

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Safety of noninvasive brain stimulation in children and adolescents

rTMS neuromodulation improves electrocortical functional measures of information processing and behavioral responses in autism

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) therapy for autism: an international consensus conference held in conjunction with the international meeting for autism research

Effects of weekly low-frequency rTMS on autonomic measures in children with autism spectrum disorder

Use of transcranial magnetic stimulation in autism spectrum disorders

Editorial: The safety and efficacy of noninvasive brain stimulation in development and neurodevelopmental disorders

 

Historical

Autistic disturbances of affective contact

Behavioral treatment and normal educational and intellectual functioning in young autistic children

 

Research Studies by Dr. Goh

Differences in Neural Activity when Processing Emotional Arousal and Valence in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Mitochondrial dysfunction as a neurobiological subtype of autism spectrum disorder: evidence from brain imaging

Teaching non-verbal children with autistic disorder to read and write: a pilot study

Imaging evidence for disturbances in multiple learning and memory systems in persons with autism spectrum disorders

Using the circumplex model of affect to study valence and arousal ratings of emotional faces by children and adults with autism spectrum disorders

Cognitive ability changes and dynamics of cortical thickness development in healthy children and adolescents

Merritt's Neurology 10th Edition (June 2000)

Presyrinx in children with Chiari malformations

Neuroimaging Features in a Neonate With Rhizomelic Chondrodysplasia Punctata

Genotype-phenotype correlations in tuberous sclerosis: who and how to treat

Genotype–phenotype correlations in tuberous sclerosis: Who and how to treat

Anorexia Nervosa in a Child with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

Infantile spasms and intellectual outcomes in children with tuberous sclerosis complex

Prognostic Significance of Tuber Count and Location in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

Subependymal giant cell tumors in tuberous sclerosis complex