Kristen S L Lam
Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- The Repetitive Behavior Scale-Revised: independent validation in individuals with autism spectrum disordersKristen S L Lam
Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 3367, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3367, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 37:855-66. 2007..Measures of internal consistency were high for this solution, and interrater reliability data suggested that the RBS-R performs well in outpatient settings...
- Prevalence and patterns of use of psychoactive medicines among individuals with autism in the Autism Society of OhioMichael G Aman
The Nisonger Center for Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, The Ohio State University, 1581 Dodd Drive, Columbus, OH 43210 1296, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 33:527-34. 2003..OTC autism preparations were used in substantial numbers of individuals, despite limited research support and the possibility of toxic effects...
- fMRI tracks reductions in repetitive behaviors in autism: two case studiesGabriel S Dichter
Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3366, USA
Neurocase 16:307-16. 2010..These findings suggest that fMRI may elucidate potential mechanisms of action of targeted autism interventions...
- Evidence for three subtypes of repetitive behavior in autism that differ in familiality and association with other symptomsKristen S L Lam
Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research Center, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3367, USA
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:1193-200. 2008..The objective of the current study was to examine the structure of RRBs in autism using relevant items from the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised in a sample of 316 individuals with autistic disorder...
- Children with autism demonstrate circumscribed attention during passive viewing of complex social and nonsocial picture arraysNoah J Sasson
Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Autism Res 1:31-42. 2008..Discrete measures of visual attention may therefore provide a reasonable means of quantifying aspects of the repetitive behavior phenotype in autism...
- Phenomenology and measurement of circumscribed interests in autism spectrum disordersLauren M Turner-Brown
Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7255, USA
Autism 15:437-56. 2011..The present study offers further support for the notion that CI reflect a clinically significant feature of ASD that warrants intervention in some children...
- Performance of children with autism spectrum disorders on the dimension-change card sort taskGabriel S Dichter
Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 40:448-56. 2010..Furthermore, within the ASD group, poorer DCCS task performance did not predict more severe autism symptoms. Implications for the executive dysfunction theory of autism are discussed...
- Generativity abilities predict communication deficits but not repetitive behaviors in Autism Spectrum DisordersGabriel S Dichter
Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research Center, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3366, USA
J Autism Dev Disord 39:1298-304. 2009..Results replicate reports of generativity deficits in ASD and suggest that impaired generativity may reflect communication deficits that are characteristic of the disorder...
- Neurochemical correlates of autistic disorder: a review of the literatureKristen S L Lam
Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Res Dev Disabil 27:254-89. 2006..In addition, research in neurochemistry must continue to work in concert with other subspecialties to form a more comprehensive and theory-based approach to the neurobiological correlates of autistic disorder...
- Children's Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale modified for pervasive developmental disordersLawrence Scahill
Yale Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:1114-23. 2006..To examine the psychometric properties of the Children's Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scales (CYBOCS) modified for pervasive developmental disorders (PDDs)...
- Medication patterns in patients with autism: temporal, regional, and demographic influencesMichael G Aman
The Nisonger Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210 1257, USA
J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 15:116-26. 2005..Greater age and handicap, and more restrictive placements, were associated with the use of several drug classes. Knowledge of these patterns may help families and medical planners anticipate future needs...