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Auditory brainstem responses in childhood psychosis

  • Christopher Gillberg
  • Ulf Rosenhall
  • Elisabeth Johansson
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Abstract

Auditory brainstem responses were compared in 24 autistic children, 7 children with other childhood psychoses, and 31 normal children. One-third of the autistic children showed abnormal ABR indicative of brainstem dysfunction and correlating with muscular hypotonia and severe language impairment. The children with other psychoses and the normal children showed normal results.

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Normal Result Normal Child Autistic Child Auditory Brainstem Response Language Impairment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christopher Gillberg
    • 1
  • Ulf Rosenhall
    • 1
  • Elisabeth Johansson
    • 1
  1. 1.Barn-och ungdomspsykiatriska klinikenGöteborgs UniversitetGöteborgSweden

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