F R Volkmar

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Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Autism in infancy and early childhood
    Fred Volkmar
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 56:315-36. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint From Kanner to DSM-5: autism as an evolving diagnostic concept
    Fred R Volkmar
    Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 email
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 10:193-212. 2014
  3. pmc Classification of autism and related conditions: progress, challenges, and opportunities
    Fred R Volkmar
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, PO Box 207900 230 South Frontage Rd, New Haven, CT 06520 7900, USA
    Dialogues Clin Neurosci 14:229-37. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Autism and autism spectrum disorders: diagnostic issues for the coming decade
    Fred R Volkmar
    Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 7900, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:108-15. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Healthcare issues for children on the autism spectrum
    Fred R Volkmar
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 19:361-6. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Understanding the social brain in autism
    Fred R Volkmar
    Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 53:428-34. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Autism and pervasive developmental disorders
    Fred R Volkmar
    Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:135-70. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Albert J. Solnit, M.D. (1919-2002)
    Fred R Volkmar
    Yale University School of Medicine, 230 South Frontage Rd, P O Box 207900, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:992. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Autism
    Fred R Volkmar
    Child Study Center, Yale University, PO Box 207900, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Lancet 362:1133-41. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological interventions in autism: theoretical and practical issues
    F R Volkmar
    Child Study Center, Yale University, P O Box 207900, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Clin Child Psychol 30:80-7. 2001

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Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint Autism in infancy and early childhood
    Fred Volkmar
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 56:315-36. 2005
    ..New approaches to screening have lowered the age of initial diagnosis; this presents new challenges for early intervention. Directions for future research are highlighted...
  2. ncbi request reprint From Kanner to DSM-5: autism as an evolving diagnostic concept
    Fred R Volkmar
    Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 email
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 10:193-212. 2014
    ..It remains unclear which of the currently existing categorical approaches will ultimately be most widely applied. We hope to convey a sense of areas in which consensus has been achieved and areas of continued controversy. ..
  3. pmc Classification of autism and related conditions: progress, challenges, and opportunities
    Fred R Volkmar
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, PO Box 207900 230 South Frontage Rd, New Haven, CT 06520 7900, USA
    Dialogues Clin Neurosci 14:229-37. 2012
    ..The convergence of diagnostic approach in DSM-IV and ICD-10 provided a shared system that fostered a tremendous body of research. The changes proposed in DSM-5 may impact both research comparability and service eligibility...
  4. doi request reprint Autism and autism spectrum disorders: diagnostic issues for the coming decade
    Fred R Volkmar
    Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 7900, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:108-15. 2009
    ..The use of dimensional assessments has some advantages as do the insights from prospective studies. At this point it will be important to study not only causative factors but developmental processes disrupted in these disorders...
  5. ncbi request reprint Healthcare issues for children on the autism spectrum
    Fred R Volkmar
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 19:361-6. 2006
    ..We provide a summary of issues relevant to healthcare and health delivery in autism and related disorders, with a focus on work published in the past 5 years...
  6. doi request reprint Understanding the social brain in autism
    Fred R Volkmar
    Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 53:428-34. 2011
    ..Future research should build on the emerging synergy of different aspects of social neuroscience...
  7. ncbi request reprint Autism and pervasive developmental disorders
    Fred R Volkmar
    Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 45:135-70. 2004
    ..Significant challenges lie ahead in evaluating the growing number of treatments for autism and in integrating the results of research into treatment and educational settings...
  8. ncbi request reprint Albert J. Solnit, M.D. (1919-2002)
    Fred R Volkmar
    Yale University School of Medicine, 230 South Frontage Rd, P O Box 207900, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:992. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Autism
    Fred R Volkmar
    Child Study Center, Yale University, PO Box 207900, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Lancet 362:1133-41. 2003
    ..Early intervention with various techniques is helpful in many cases. Some pharmacological agents may help with certain problematic behaviours but do not address the underlying cause of the disorder...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological interventions in autism: theoretical and practical issues
    F R Volkmar
    Child Study Center, Yale University, P O Box 207900, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Clin Child Psychol 30:80-7. 2001
    ..g., in social relatedness and communication) appear less responsive to medications. The development of new approaches to assessment, including integration of behavioral and pharmacological approaches, is an important research priority...
  11. ncbi request reprint Ask the editor
    Fred Volkmar
    Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 36:437-8. 2006
  12. ncbi request reprint A normed study of face recognition in autism and related disorders
    A Klin
    Yale Child Study Center, New Haven Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 29:499-508. 1999
    ..Contrary to our expectation, children with PDDNOS did not show face recognition deficits...
  13. ncbi request reprint Verbal bias in recognition of facial emotions in children with Asperger syndrome
    J B Grossman
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8205, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 41:369-79. 2000
    ..e., words over faces). Thus, children with AS may be utilizing compensatory strategies, such as verbal mediation, to process facial expressions of emotion...
  14. ncbi request reprint Placental trophoblast inclusions in autism spectrum disorder
    George M Anderson
    The Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 61:487-91. 2007
    ..Microscopic examination of placental tissue may provide a route to assessing risk and understanding underlying biology of autism...
  15. pmc Genes controlling affiliative behavior as candidate genes for autism
    Carolyn M Yrigollen
    Department of Statistics, Department of Epidemiology and PublicHealth, Yale University, Newhaven, CT 06519 1124, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 63:911-6. 2008
    ..Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are neurodevelopmental disorders of complex etiology, with a recognized substantial contribution of heterogeneous genetic factors; one of the core features of ASD is a lack of affiliative behaviors...
  16. ncbi request reprint Social and communication abilities and disabilities in higher functioning individuals with autism spectrum disorders: the Vineland and the ADOS
    Ami Klin
    Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 7900, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:748-59. 2007
    ..Positive relationships were found between IQ and Vineland Communication. Results stress the need for longitudinal studies on ability and disability in ASD and emphasize the importance of adaptive skills intervention...
  17. pmc Macrophage migration inhibitory factor and autism spectrum disorders
    Elena L Grigorenko
    Child Study Center, Department ofPsychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06519, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e438-45. 2008
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  18. ncbi request reprint Social skills interventions for individuals with autism: evaluation for evidence-based practices within a best evidence synthesis framework
    Brian Reichow
    Yale University Child Study Center, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 40:149-66. 2010
    ..Recommendations for practice and areas of future research are provided...
  19. ncbi request reprint Perception and production of prosody by speakers with autism spectrum disorders
    Rhea Paul
    Southern Connecticut State University, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 35:205-20. 2005
    ..The implications of these findings for understanding prosodic deficits is speakers with autism spectrum disorders, and for future research in this area, are discussed...
  20. doi request reprint From Bayes through marginal utility to effect sizes: a guide to understanding the clinical and statistical significance of the results of autism research findings
    Domenic V Cicchetti
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 41:168-74. 2011
    ..These objectives are accomplished by applying criteria for estimating clinical significance, and related concepts, to a number of areas of autism research...
  21. doi request reprint Managing complexity: impact of organization and processing style on nonverbal memory in autism spectrum disorders
    Katherine D Tsatsanis
    Yale Child Study Center, 230 South Frontage Road, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 41:135-47. 2011
    ..Both processing style and organization (whether pieces of information were perceived as connected to one another in a meaningful way) contributed to structural recall in the ASD group...
  22. pmc Diffusion tensor imaging in autism spectrum disorders: preliminary evidence of abnormal neural connectivity
    Roger J Jou
    Child Study Center and Investigative Medicine Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519 1124, USA
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 45:153-62. 2011
    ..This would be evidenced by abnormalities in the major fibre tracts known to connect these structures, including the inferior longitudinal fasciculus and inferior fronto-occipital fasciculus...
  23. ncbi request reprint Asperger syndrome: diagnosis and external validity
    Ami Klin
    Yale Child Study Center, 230 South Frontage Road, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 12:1-13, v. 2003
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Reliability of the ADI-R: multiple examiners evaluate a single case
    Domenic V Cicchetti
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:764-70. 2008
    ..62 and 0.68); and in fair agreement on 3% (82 - 84%, with K(w) between .40 and .47). For the remaining 10% of ADI-R items, examiners showed poor agreement (50-81% with K(w )between -.67 and .37)...
  25. doi request reprint Structural neural phenotype of autism: preliminary evidence from a diffusion tensor imaging study using tract-based spatial statistics
    R J Jou
    Yale Child Study Center Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 32:1607-13. 2011
    ..Using DTI to assess white matter abnormalities, this study implemented a voxelwise analysis and tract-labeling strategy to test for a structural neural phenotype in autism...
  26. ncbi request reprint Concurrent validity and classification accuracy of the Leiter and Leiter-R in low-functioning children with autism
    Katherine D Tsatsanis
    Yale University, Yale Child Study Center, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 33:23-30. 2003
    ..However, because of changes in the design of the Leiter-R, there may be greater clinical success with the original Leiter for those children who are very low functioning and severely affected, particularly younger children...
  27. ncbi request reprint Asperger syndrome
    Ami Klin
    Yale Child Study Center, 230 South Frontage Road, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 12:xiii-xvi. 2003
  28. ncbi request reprint Higher-functioning pervasive developmental disorders: rates and patterns of psychotropic drug use
    A Martin
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 38:923-31. 1999
    ..To explore the frequency, characteristics, and associated target symptoms of psychotropic drug use among subjects with higher-functioning pervasive developmental disorders (HFPDDs)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Reduced thalamic volume in high-functioning individuals with autism
    Katherine D Tsatsanis
    Yale Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven Connecticut 06520 7900, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 53:121-9. 2003
    ..In this study, specific consideration is given to a role for the thalamus in autism...
  30. ncbi request reprint fMRI activation of the fusiform gyrus and amygdala to cartoon characters but not to faces in a boy with autism
    David J Grelotti
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, P O Box 207900, New Haven, CT 06520 7900, USA
    Neuropsychologia 43:373-85. 2005
    ..These results have important implications for our understanding of autism, cortical face specialization, and the possible role of the amygdala in the development of perceptual expertise...
  31. ncbi request reprint Educational placements and service use patterns of individuals with autism spectrum disorders
    SUSAN WILLIAMS WHITE
    Virginia Treatment Center for Children, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, 515 North 10th Street, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:1403-12. 2007
    ..Findings highlight the emphasis placed on certain child characteristics (e.g., cognitive ability), with far less emphasis on other areas (e.g., degree of social deficit), in educational placement and service provision...
  32. ncbi request reprint Performance on Cambridge Neuropsychological Test Automated Battery subtests sensitive to frontal lobe function in people with autistic disorder: evidence from the Collaborative Programs of Excellence in Autism network
    Sally Ozonoff
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 34:139-50. 2004
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  33. ncbi request reprint Ask the editor. Differences between autism and Asperger's disorder
    Fred R Volkmar
    J Autism Dev Disord 34:237. 2004
  34. ncbi request reprint Is there a 'regressive phenotype' of Autism Spectrum Disorder associated with the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine? A CPEA Study
    Jennifer Richler
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 2054, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 36:299-316. 2006
    ..There was no evidence that onset of autistic symptoms or of regression was related to measles-mumps-rubella vaccination. The implications of these findings for the existence of a 'regressive phenotype' of ASD are discussed...
  35. ncbi request reprint Early regression in social communication in autism spectrum disorders: a CPEA Study
    Rhiannon Luyster
    Autism and Communication Disorders Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2054, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 27:311-36. 2005
    ..A significant minority of children with autism without word loss showed a very similar pattern of loss of social-communication skills, a pattern not observed in the children with developmental delays or typical development...
  36. ncbi request reprint Asperger syndrome
    Fred R Volkmar
    J Autism Dev Disord 35:259-60. 2005
  37. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and epidemiology of autism spectrum disorders
    Lee Tidmarsh
    McGill University Hospital Centre, Montreal, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 48:517-25. 2003
    ..Finally, we discuss the prognosis for individuals with autism, indicating the challenges faced by patients, families, and professionals aiming to optimize their outcome...
  38. ncbi request reprint Changing perspectives on mood disorders in children
    Fred R Volkmar
    Am J Psychiatry 159:893-4. 2002
  39. ncbi request reprint Familial autoimmune thyroid disease as a risk factor for regression in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: a CPEA Study
    Cynthia A Molloy
    Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 36:317-24. 2006
    ..89; 95% CI: 1.17, 3.10). The only specific autoimmune disorder found to be associated with regression was autoimmune thyroid disease (adjusted OR=2.09; 95% CI: 1.28, 3.41)...

Research Grants4

  1. Neurobiology and genetics of Autism & Related Conditions
    Fred Volkmar; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This program project builds on the network of existing collaborations and makes use of important resources at each site. ..
  2. Austism and Related Disorders: Development and Outcome
    Fred Volkmar; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This work brings together, behavioral, biomedical, and clinical science investigators into a transdisciplinary program of research on autism. ..
  3. The Social Neuroscience of Autism and Related Disorders
    Fred Volkmar; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....