Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Ester Ivonne Klimkeit, Nicole Joan Rinehart, Tamara May, John Lockyer Bradshaw

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Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), depression, Tourette s syndrome (TS), obsessive?compulsive disorder (OCD), schizophrenia, and autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are neurodevelopmental disorders thought to involve frontostriatal brain regions. This article outlines how each of these conditions is characterized in terms of gender ratios, prevalence rates, age of onset, and clinical presentation, as well as neuropsychological functioning and treatment. Also discussed are genetic factors and the different brain areas implicated from available neuroimaging data
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationReference Module in Biological Sciences
EditorsMichael Caplan
Place of PublicationNetherlands
Pages1 - 9
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9780128012383
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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