65.3 social behavior correlates of asd in fragile x syndrome

Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is the most common known cause of single gene ASD found in up to 60 percent of boys with FXS. Individuals with this neurodevelopmental disorder also have lifelong intellectual disability and social anxiety (SA). This lecture presents results on social behavior determinants of ASD status in FXS.
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Clinical Perspectives 65 Source Type: research

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Source: Clinics - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
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Source: The Pharmaceutical Journal - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
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Conclusions: This study provides guidance for future mindfulness-based interventions to alleviate maternal stress in mothers of children with FXS.
Source: Research in Developmental Disabilities - Category: Disability Source Type: research
This study investigates whether a newly discovered STEP inhibitor (TC-2153) could attenuate the behavioral and synaptic abnormalities in Fmr1 KO mice. TC-2153 reversed audiogenic seizure incidences, reduced hyperactivity, normalized anxiety states, and increased sociability in Fmr1 KO mice. Moreover, TC-2153 reduced dendritic spine density and improved synaptic aberrations in Fmr1 KO neuronal cultures as well as in vivo. TC-2153 also reversed the mGluR-mediated exaggerated LTD in brain slices derived from Fmr1 KO mice. These studies suggest that STEP inhibition may have therapeutic benefit in FXS. PMID: 28943283 [PubM...
Source: Neuropharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Neuropharmacology Source Type: research
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