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Akhondzadeh, S., H. Tajdar, et al. (2008). "A double-blind placebo controlled trial of piracetam added to risperidone in patients with autistic disorder." Child Psychiatry Hum. Dev. 39(3): 237-45. TUMS 1.123
Allam, H., N. G. ElDine, et al. (2008). "Scalp acupuncture effect on language development in children with autism: a pilot study." Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, N.Y.) 14(2): 109-14. None 1.628
Aman, M. G., Farmer, C. A., Hollway, J., & Arnold, L. E. (2008). "Treatment of inattention, overactivity, and impulsiveness in autism spectrum disorders." Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 17(4): 713-738, vii. NIMH 1.856
Aman, M. G., J. A. Hollway, et al. (2008). "Cognitive effects of risperidone in children with autism and irritable behavior." J. Child Adolesc. Psychopharmacol. 18(3): 227-36. Epub 2008/06/28. NIMH, NCRR 2.641
Andersen, I. M., J. Kaczmarska, et al. (2008). "Melatonin for insomnia in children with autism spectrum disorders." J. Child Neurol. 23(5): 482-5. Epub 2008/01/10. None 1.433
Aneja, A., & Tierney, E. (2008). "Autism: the role of cholesterol in treatment." Int Rev Psychiatry, 20(2): 165-170. AGRE, CAN Foundation, the SLO Advocacy and Exchange, Autism Speaks 1.563
Ashwin, E., C. Ashwin, et al. (2008). "Eagle-Eyed Visual Acuity: An Experimental Investigation of Enhanced Perception in Autism." Biol. Psychiatry. MRC (UK) 8.672
Bartz, J. A., E. Hollander, et al. (2008). "Oxytocin and experimental therapeutics in autism spectrum disorders." Prog. Brain Res. Volume 170: 451-462. Beatrice and Samuel A. Seaver Foundation and NIMH 3.253
Baumer, J. H. (2008). "Autism spectrum disorders, SIGN." Arch Dis Child Educ Pract Ed, 93(5): 163-166. None None listed
Beaulieu JM, Zhang X, Rodriguiz RM, Sotnikova TD, Cools MJ, Wetsel WC, Gainetdinov RR, Caron MG. (2008). "Role of GSK3 beta in behavioral abnormalities induced by serotonin deficiency." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jan 29;105(4):1333-8. Epub 2008 Jan 22. NIH, Lennon Family Foundation, NARSAD and CIHR 9.380
Bellini, S., & Peters, J. K. (2008). "Social skills training for youth with autism spectrum disorders." Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 17(4): 857-873, x. None 1.856
Beversdorf, D. (2008). "Therapeutic interventions in autism: a review for primary care physicians." Missouri Medicine, 105(5): 390-395. NINDS None listed
Beversdorf, D. Q., A. L. Carpenter, et al. (2008). "Effect of propranolol on verbal problem solving in autism spectrum disorder." Neurocase: Case Studies in Neuropsychology, Neuropsychiatry, and Behavioural Neurology 14(4): 378-83. NAAR 0.918
Boomsma, A., N. D. Van Lang, et al. (2008). "A new symptom model for autism cross-validated in an independent sample." J. Child Psychol. Psychiatry 49(8): 809-16. Epub 2008/05/22. ZonMw and the Korczak Foundation for autism and related disorders 4.854
Cannell, J. J. and B. W. Hollis (2008). "Use of vitamin D in clinical practice." Alternative medicine review : a journal of clinical therapeutic 13(1). None 2.808
Capone, G. T., P. Goyal, et al. (2008). "Risperidone use in children with Down syndrome, severe intellectual disability, and comorbid autistic spectrum disorders: a naturalistic study." Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics: JDBP 29(2): 106-16. None 2.487
Carr, D. and J. Felce (2008). "Teaching picture-to-object relations in picture-based requesting by children with autism: a comparison between error prevention and error correction teaching procedures." Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR 52(Pt 4): 309-17. None 1.853
Cass, H., P. Gringras, et al. (2008). "Absence of urinary opioid peptides in children with autism." Arch. Dis. Child. 93(9): 745-50. RHSC and Chief Scientist Office (Edinburgh, UK) and the Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics 2.834
Chang, S., S. M. Bray, et al. (2008). "Identification of small molecules rescuing fragile X syndrome phenotypes in Drosophila." Nat Chem Biol 4(4): 256-63. Epub 2008/03/11. FRAXA, Frederick Gardner Cottrell Fellowship, NICHD and the Colonial Oaks Foundation. 14.612
Charles, J. M., Carpenter, L. A., Jenner, W., & Nicholas, J. S. (2008). "Recent advances in autism spectrum disorders." International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, 38(2): 133-140. None 0.882
Corbett, B. A., K. Shickman, et al. (2008). "Brief report: the effects of Tomatis sound therapy on language in children with autism." J. Autism Dev. Disord. 38(3): 562-6. M.I.N.D. Institute 3.348
Correll, C. U. (2008). "Antipsychotic use in children and adolescents: Minimizing adverse effects to maximize outcomes." J. Am. Acad. Child Adolesc. Psychiatry 47(1): 9-20. The Zucker Hillside Hospital, NIMH, NSLIJ Research Institute, NCRR 4.845
Curtis, L. T., & Patel, K. (2008). "Nutritional and environmental approaches to preventing and treating autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): a review." Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 14(1): 79-85. None 1.628
Danielsson, S., G. Viggedal, et al. (2008). "Lack of effects of vagus nerve stimulation on drug-resistant epilepsy in eight pediatric patients with autism spectrum disorders: a prospective 2-year follow-up study." Epilepsy & Behavior: E&B 12(2): 298-304. GSK, the Margarethahemmet Foundation, and the Linne´a and Josef Carlsson Foundation 2.302
Dawson, G. (2008). "Early behavioral intervention, brain plasticity, and the prevention of autism spectrum disorder." Development and Psychopathology, 20(3): 775-803. NICHD and NIMH 5.483
Dell, D. D., Feleccia, M., Hicks, L., Longstreth-Papsun, E., Politsky, S., & Trommer, C. (2008). "Care of patients with autism spectrum disorder undergoing surgery for cancer." Oncology Nursing Forum, 35(2): 177-182. None 2.207
Ehninger, D., S. Han, et al. (2008). "Reversal of learning deficits in a Tsc2+/- mouse model of tuberous sclerosis." Nat. Med. 14(8): 843-8. Epub 2008/06/24. Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, NINDS, and Autism Speaks 27.553
Elder, J. H. (2008). "The gluten-free, casein-free diet in autism: an overview with clinical implications." Nutrition in Clinical Practice, 23(6): 583-588. None None listed
Faja, S., E. Aylward, et al. (2008). "Becoming a face expert: a computerized face-training program for high-functioning individuals with autism spectrum disorders." Developmental neuropsychology 33(1): 1-24. NICHD, NIMH and the CAN 1.964
Fazlioglu, Y. and G. Baran (2008). "A sensory integration therapy program on sensory problems for children with autism." Percept. Mot. Skills 106(2): 415-22. None 0.402
Fido, A. and S. Al-Saad (2008). "Olanzapine in the treatment of behavioral problems associated with autism: an open-label trial in Kuwait." Med Princ Pract 17(5): 415-8. Epub 2008/08/08. None 0.583
Foxx, R. M. (2008). "Applied behavior analysis treatment of autism: the state of the art." Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 17(4): 821-834, ix. None 1.856
Green, D., & Flanagan, D. (2008). "Understanding the autistic dental patient." general Dentistry, 56(2): 167-171. None None listed
Greenspan, S. I., Brazelton, T. B., Cordero, J., Solomon, R., Bauman, M. L., Robinson, R., et al. (2008). "Guidelines for early identification, screening, and clinical management of children with autism spectrum disorders." Pediatrics, 121(4): 828-830. None 4.789
Handen, B. L., R. Sahl, et al. (2008). "Guanfacine in children with autism and/or intellectual disabilities." Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics: JDBP 29(4): 303-8. None 2.487
Helt M, Kelley E, Kinsbourne M, Pandey J, Boorstein H, Herbert M, Fein D. (2008). "Can children with autism recover? If so, how?" Neuropsychol Rev. Dec;18(4):339-66. Epub 2008 Nov 14. None 3.349
Helt, M., E. Kelley, et al. (2008). "Can children with autism recover? If so, how?" Neuropsychol. Rev. 18(4): 339-66. Epub 2008/11/15. None 3.349
Herndon AC, DiGuiseppi C, Johnson SL, Leiferman J, Reynolds A. (2009). "Does nutritional intake differ between children with autism spectrum disorders versus typical development?" J Autism Dev Disord 39:212–222. Epub 2008. Centers for Excellence for Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, CDC and NCRR 3.348
James SJ, Melnyk S, Fuchs G, Reid T, Jernigan S, Pavliv O, Hubanks A, Gaylor DW. (2009). "Efficacy of methylcobalamin and folinic acid treatment on glutathione redox status in children with autism." Am J Clin Nutr. Jan;89(1):425-30. Epub 2008 Dec 3. NICHD, UAMS Children's University Medical Group and the ABI 6.740
Johnson, D. P., D. L. Penn, et al. (2008). "Predictors of the therapeutic alliance in group therapy for individuals with treatment-resistant auditory hallucinations." Br. J. Clin. Psychol. 47(Pt 2): 171-83. Stanley Foundation 1.869
Johnson, K. P., & Malow, B. A. (2008). "Assessment and pharmacologic treatment of sleep disturbance in autism." Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 17(4): 773-785, viii. ATN and Autism Speaks 1.856
Kakooza-Mwesige, A., Wachtel, L. E., & Dhossche, D. M. (2008). "Catatonia in autism: implications across the life span." European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 17(6): 327-335. None 1.769
Kasari, C., T. Paparella, et al. (2008). "Language outcome in autism: randomized comparison of joint attention and play interventions." J. Consult. Clin. Psychol. 76(1): 125-37. NICHD, CPEA and the Department of Child Psychiatry 4.991
Keen DV. (2008). "Childhood autism, feeding problems and failure to thrive in early infancy. Seven case studies." Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. Jun;17(4):209-16. None 1.769
Kodak, T., & Piazza, C. C. (2008). "Assessment and behavioral treatment of feeding and sleeping disorders in children with autism spectrum disorders." Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 17(4): 887-905, x-xi. None 1.856
Lakhan SE, Vieira KF. (2008). "Nutritional therapies for mental disorders." Nutr J. Jan 21;7:2. None None listed
Leskovec, T. J., Rowles, B. M., & Findling, R. L. (2008). "Pharmacological treatment options for autism spectrum disorders in children and adolescents." Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 16(2): 97-112. None 1.649
Levy, S. E., & Hyman, S. L. (2008). "Complementary and alternative medicine treatments for children with autism spectrum disorders." Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 17(4): 803-820, ix. NICHD and NCRR 1.856
Martin LA, Ashwood P, Braunschweig D, Cabanlit M, Van de Water J, Amaral DG. (2008). "Stereotypies and hyperactivity in rhesus monkeys exposed to IgG from mothers of children with autism." Brain Behav Immun. 2008 Aug;22(6):806-16. Epub 2008 Feb 8. NIEHS, EPA, Visceral and the Ted Lindsay Foundation, CAN, NIMH and CEHC and M.I.N.D. Institute. 4.909
Matson, J. L. and K. R. M. Smith (2008). "Current status of intensive behavioral interventions for young children with autism and PDD-NOS." Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders 2(1): 60-74. None None listed
Matson, J. L., & Boisjoli, J. A. (2009). "The token economy for children with intellectual disability and/or autism: a review." Research in Developmental Disabilities, 30(2): 240-248. Epub 2008 None 4.475
Matson, J. L., & Lovullo, S. V. (2008). "A review of behavioral treatments for self-injurious behaviors of persons with autism spectrum disorders." Behavior Modification, 32(1): 61-76. None 1.559
McDougle, C. J., Stigler, K. A., Erickson, C. A., & Posey, D. J. (2008). "Atypical antipsychotics in children and adolescents with autistic and other pervasive developmental disorders." Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 69 Suppl 4: 15-20. NIMH, NCRR, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Jansses, Eli Lilly, and FRI 5.053
Meyer, U., M. Nyffeler, et al. (2008). "Relative prenatal and postnatal maternal contributions to schizophrenia-related neurochemical dysfunction after in utero immune challenge." Neuropsychopharmacology 33(2): 441-456. SNF Grant, Grants of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology 6.835
Millward, C., Ferriter, M., Calver, S., & Connell-Jones, G. (2008). "Gluten- and casein-free diets for autistic spectrum disorder." Cochrane Database Syst Rev(2): CD003498. Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust and NHS Cochrane Collaboration Programme Grant Scheme (UK) 5.182
Ming, X., E. Gordon, et al. (2008). "Use of clonidine in children with autism spectrum disorders." Brain Dev. 30(7): 454-60. None 1.401
Ming, X., M. Brimacombe, et al. (2008). "Autism spectrum disorders: concurrent clinical disorders." J. Child Neurol. 23(1): 6-13. Epub 2007/12/07. None 1.433
Minshawi, N. F. (2008). "Behavioral assessment and treatment of self-injurious behavior in autism." Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 17(4): 875-886, x. None 1.856
Miral, S., O. Gencer, et al. (2008). "Risperidone versus haloperidol in children and adolescents with AD : a randomized, controlled, double-blind trial." Eur. Child Adolesc. Psychiatry 17(1): 1-8. Janssen and Cilag Drug Company 1.769
Mirenda, P. (2008). "A back door approach to autism and AAC." Augment Altern Commun, 24(3): 220-234. None 1.235
Morgan, A. T. and A. P. Vogel (2008). "Intervention for childhood apraxia of speech." Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD006278. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006278.pub2. Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (Australia) 5.182
Mueller, B. R. and T. L. Bale (2008). "Sex-specific programming of offspring emotionality after stress early in pregnancy." J. Neurosci. 28(36): 9055-65. Epub 2008/09/05. NIMH, University of Pennsylvania Research Foundation, and March of Dimes 7.452
Ng, F., M. Berk, et al. (2008). "Oxidative stress in psychiatric disorders: Evidence base and therapeutic implications." International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology 11(6): 851-876. None 4.378
Nieto Del Rincon, P. L. (2008). "Autism: alterations in auditory perception." Reviews in the Neurosciences, 19(1), 61-78. None 3.188
Oberman, L. M., V. S. Ramachandran, et al. (2008). "Modulation of mu suppression in children with autism spectrum disorders in response to familiar or unfamiliar stimuli: The mirror neuron hypothesis." Neuropsychologia 46(5): 1558-1565. None 4.074
O'Hara NH, Szakacs GM. (2008). "The recovery of a child with autism spectrum disorder through biomedical interventions." Altern Ther Health Med. Nov-Dec;14(6):42-4. No Funding Data 2.250
Ospina, M. B., Krebs Seida, J., Clark, B., Karkhaneh, M., Hartling, L., Tjosvold, L., et al. (2008). "Behavioural and developmental interventions for autism spectrum disorder: a clinical systematic review." PLoS ONE, 3(11), e3755. the Alberta Centre for Child, Family and Community Research. None listed
Parikh, M. S., Kolevzon, A., & Hollander, E. (2008). "Psychopharmacology of aggression in children and adolescents with autism: a critical review of efficacy and tolerability." Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 18(2), 157-178. NIMH, FDA, and LRL 2.641
Paul, R. (2008). "Interventions to improve communication in autism." Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 17(4): 835-856, ix-x. NIMH, NIDCD, NICHD, NIEHS, NINDS, NAAR and Autism Speaks 1.856
Pessah, I. N., Seegal, R. F., Lein, P. J., LaSalle, J., Yee, B. K., Van De Water, J., et al. (2008). "Immunologic and neurodevelopmental susceptibilities of autism." Neurotoxicology, 29(3): 532-545. USEPA, NIEHS, NICHD, NIGMS, ETH Zurich, and SNSF 2.409
Pineda, J. A., D. Brang, et al. (2008). "Positive behavioral and electrophysiological changes following neurofeedback training in children with autism." Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders 2(3): 557-581. CAN and the UCSD None listed
Posey, D. J., Erickson, C. A., & McDougle, C. J. (2008). "Developing drugs for core social and communication impairment in autism." Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 17(4): 787-801, viii-ix. NIMH 1.856
Posey, D. J., Stigler, K. A., Erickson, C. A., & McDougle, C. J. (2008). "Antipsychotics in the treatment of autism." Journal of Clinical Investigation, 118(1): 6-14. NIMH, US HUD, NARSAD and Daniel X. Freedman Psychiatric Research Fellowship Award 16.559
Preissler, M. A. (2008). "Associative learning of pictures and words by low-functioning children with autism." Autism : the international journal of research and practice 12(3): 231-48. None 1.937
Rao, P. A., Beidel, D. C., & Murray, M. J. (2008). "Social skills interventions for children with Asperger's syndrome or high-functioning autism: a review and recommendations." Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 38(2): 353-361. None 3.348
Rapin, I., & Tuchman, R. F. (2008). "What is new in autism?" Current Opinion in Neurology, 21(2): 143-149. None 5.550
Ray-Mihm, R. (2008). "Autism: part II. genetics, diagnosis, and treatment." Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 39(3): 102-103. None None listed
Reichow, B., Volkmar, F. R., & Cicchetti, D. V. (2008). "Development of the evaluative method for evaluating and determining evidence-based practices in autism." Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 38(7): 1311-1319. None 3.348
Reiersen, A. M., & Todd, R. D. (2008). "Co-occurrence of ADHD and autism spectrum disorders: phenomenology and treatment." Expert Rev Neurother, 8(4): 657-669. NIMH and NICHD None listed
Rogers, S. J., & Vismara, L. A. (2008). "Evidence-based comprehensive treatments for early autism." J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol, 37(1): 8-38. NICHD, NIDCD, and NIMH 2.928
Schlosser, R. W., & Wendt, O. (2008). "Effects of augmentative and alternative communication intervention on speech production in children with autism: a systematic review." Am J Speech Lang Pathol, 17(3): 212-230. None 1.951
Steyaert, J. G., & De la Marche, W. (2008). "What's new in autism?" European Journal of Pediatrics, 167(10): 1091-1101. The University Hospital Leuven and Flanders Fund for Scientific Research 1.416
Tartaglia, N., S. Davis, et al. (2008). "A new look at XXYY syndrome: medical and psychological features." American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part A 146A(12): 1509-22. NIH LRP, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation, M.I.N.D. Institute, XXYY Project 2.555
Trachtman, J. N. (2008). "Background and history of autism in relation to vision care." Optometry, 79(7): 391-396. None None listed
Tuchman, R., Moshe, S. L., & Rapin, I. (2009). "Convulsing toward the pathophysiology of autism." Brain and Development, 31(2): 95-103. Martin A. and Emily L. Fisher fellowship, NINDS and Heffer Family Foundation. 1.401
Twachtman-Reilly, J., Amaral, S. C., & Zebrowski, P. P. (2008). "Addressing feeding disorders in children on the autism spectrum in school-based settings: physiological and behavioral issues." Lang Speech Hear Serv Sch, 39(2): 261-272. None 1.210
Walker, G. (2008). "Constant and progressive time delay procedures for teaching children with autism: a literature review." Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 38(2): 261-275. None 3.348
Walker, M. A. (2008). "Treatment of autism spectrum disorders: neurotransmitter signaling pathways involved in motivation and reward as therapeutic targets." Expert Opin Ther Targets, 12(8): 949-967. Bristol-Myers Squibb. 4.038
Wasdell, M. B., J. E. Jan, et al. (2008). "A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of controlled release melatonin treatment of delayed sleep phase syndrome and impaired sleep maintenance in children with neurodevelopmental disabilities." J. Pineal Res. 44(1): 57-64. Circa Dia BV, Eli Lilly, Shire, Janssen Ortho, Purdue University, Novartis and Johnson &Johnson 5.056

*Journal impact factor is a measure of the number of citations an indexed journal receives annually and may be used to rank the relative importance of the journal. Higher impact factor scores represent a greater number of citations.

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