Affiliation: University of Catania
- Obsessive-compulsive traits in children and adolescents with Asperger syndromeLiliana Ruta
Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Department of Paediatrics, University of Catania, 95123 Catania, Italy
Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 19:17-24. 2010..Further research should be conducted to better understand the characteristics of repetitive thoughts and behaviours in autism spectrum disorders, and to clarify the underlying neurobiological basis of these symptoms...
- Impairment of quality of life in parents of children and adolescents with pervasive developmental disorderDiego Mugno
Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:22. 2007....
- Brief report: peculiar evolution of autistic behaviors in two unrelated children with brachidactyly-mental retardation syndromeLuigi Mazzone
Division of Child Neurology and Psychiatry, Department of Pediatrics, University of Catania, Via S Sofia 78, Catania, Italy
J Autism Dev Disord 42:2202-7. 2012..This report supports the hypothesis that genes in the 2q37 region may contribute to the etiology of autism, leading, however, to a peculiar evolution of the disease, with symptoms severity decreasing over time...
- Psychological assessment in children and adolescents with Benign Paroxysmal VertigoLaura Reale
Department of Paediatrics, University of Catania, Italy
Brain Dev 33:125-30. 2011..In conclusion, clinically referred children and adolescents with BPVC and migraine showed higher indices of behavioural and emotional symptoms, both internalizing and externalizing, as compared to normal peers...