Addendum: Is the Primary Lesion in Autism Related to the Locus Coeruleus?

  • Annica B. Dahlström


In the autistic child a diversity of symptoms can be present, but some major common traits are obvious. One major sign of autism in childhood is the lack of a normal interest in people, things and events. Some children with autism even avoid actively to become at all involved with people or other aspects of the environment. They may dislike input from the surroundings, be it the loving touch of a parent, direct eye contact or other stimuli of any of their 5 senses.


Locus Coeruleus Autistic Child Locus Coeruleus Neuron Brain Research Bulletin Locus Coeruleus Noradrenergic Neuron 
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