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ERIC Number: EJ518026
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0895-8017
Plasma HVA in Adults with Mental Retardation and Stereotyped Behavior: Biochemical Evidence for a Dopamine Deficiency Model.
Lewis, Mark H.; And Others
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v100 n4 p413-18 Jan 1996
Assessment of the neurotransmitter dopamine through measurement of the dopamine metabolite homovanillic acid (HVA) in adult subjects with mental retardation and with high rates of body stereotypy (n=12), compulsive behaviors (n=9), or neither (n=12) found lowest HVA concentrations in the stereotypy group and highest in the compulsive group. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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