Catatonia in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Volume 72 by Dirk Marcel Dhossche

By Dirk Marcel Dhossche

The research of catatonia in Autism Spectrum problems is a singular and debatable subject. Catatonia is a motor ailment characterised by way of stereotypy, tension, mutism, and posturing. those motor indicators also are attribute of autism. The curiosity within the relation among autism and catatonia stems from scientific observations that autistic and catatonic signs overlap, that a few individuals with autism strengthen full-blown catatonia, and that anti-catatonic remedies deliver reduction in a few of these sufferers.
This publication explores the query of if the 2 syndromes have a standard pathophysiology. It additionally examines even if the profitable remedy of catatonia be utilized to sufferers with either autism and catatonia. The e-book concludes with blueprints for the evaluate, therapy, and destiny examine of catatonia in Autism Spectrum issues. those blueprints goal to extend early reputation and therapy of catatonia in sufferers with autism, convey the urgency of managed therapy trials and elevated collaborative and interdisciplinary examine into the co-occurrence of those enigmatic issues.

* presents a old viewpoint of the strategies of catatonia and autism, as defined by way of outdated eu masters like Bleuler and Kalhbaum
* offers clinical-epidemiological stories that observe systematic standards of catatonia in populations with Autism Spectrum problems
* features a assessment of the significance of psychomotor functionality for regular and irregular improvement

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All these changes are accompanied by reduced synaptic connectivity, and they result in network malfunctions. In this regard, the proliferation and decline in synaptic connections in children (density of D2 receptor) as described by Seeman et al. (1987), as well as the process of axon pruning throughout the first 10 years and the ‘‘minicolumn hypothesis’’ as proposed by Buxhoeveden and Casanova (2002), and its practical application to autism (Casanova and Buxhoeveden, 2002) should also be taken into consideration.

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