2010

The Neurochemical Basis of Autism

From Molecules to Minicolumns

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-1271-8 (Print) 978-1-4419-1272-5 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

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    Pages 1-11

    Autism Spectrum Disorders: Clinical and Medical Perspectives

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    Pages 13-28

    The Male Prevalence in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Hypotheses on its Neurobiological Basis

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    Pages 29-43

    Neuroanatomical-Behavioral Correlates in Autism: A Working Hypothesis

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    Pages 45-68

    The Morphology of Minicolumns

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    Pages 69-82

    The Developmental Neuropathology of Autism

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    Pages 83-93

    Understanding Alterations During Human Brain Development with Molecular Imaging: Role in Determining Serotonin and GABA Mechanisms in Autism

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    Pages 95-111

    Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase (GAD) as a Biomarker of GABAergic Activity in Autism: Impact on Cerebellar Circuitry and Function

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    Pages 113-127

    Epigenetic Dysregulation of 15q11-13 GABAA Receptor Genes in Autism

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    Pages 129-161

    Cholinergic Component of Autism Spectrum Disorder

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    Pages 163-173

    Oxytocin and Autism

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    Pages 175-184

    The Role of the Noradrenergic System in Autism Spectrum Disorders

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    Pages 185-199

    Oxidative Stress in Autism and Its Implications for Dopamine-Stimulated Phospholipid Methylation

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    Pages 201-215

    Neuroligins and Neurexins: Synaptic Bridges Implicated in Autism

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    Pages 217-243

    The Neurophysical Chemistry of Autism: Postulates from Intelligence Modeling

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    Pages 245-267

    Pharmacological Treatment of Autism

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 269-295