ERIC Number: EJ855183
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Sep
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Glial Contributions to Childhood Psychiatric Disorders
Stevens, Hanna E.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v48 n9 p872 Sep 2009
There are several researches that demonstrate the importance of glia for child psychiatric disorders. One study found that levels of two astrocyctic proteins are altered in the brains of adults with autism while another research found that changes in glia are induced by some early adverse experiences.
Descriptors: Brain, Mental Disorders, Child Health, Children, Autism, Neurological Organization, Psychological Patterns, Experience
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