Autism – A Neurological Disorder in Children

Viswanatha, GL and Mudgal, Jayesh and Akkinapally, Nagaraju and Murugananthan, G and Nandakumar, K (2009) Autism – A Neurological Disorder in Children. Pharmacologyonline , 3. pp. 693-736.

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Abstract

Autistic disorder are the group of related conditions defined as chronic neurodevelopmental disorders that typically affects a person's ability to communicate, form relationships with others and respond appropriately to the environment starting in early childhood and affecting a significant number of children and families. These disorders mainly affect the children at the age of 3 years. Although various causes have been postulated the exact cause of the disease is still unknown. In this review we will discuss about the various causes, diagnosis, clinical features, pathophysiology and treatment approach of this disorders.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Autism, autistic spectrum disorders.
Subjects: Pharmacy > MCOPS Manipal > Pharmacology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2012 10:29
Last Modified: 27 Jan 2012 10:29
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/2727

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