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Asperger Syndrome Research

One Asperger syndrome research study is using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to show how abnormalities in particular areas of the brain cause changes in brain function that result in the symptoms of Asperger syndrome. Other Asperger syndrome research includes testing the effectiveness of an antidepressant in individuals with Asperger syndrome who exhibit high levels of obsessive/ritualistic behavior.

Asperger Syndrome Research: A Summary

Most Asperger syndrome research is being conducted to understand what causes Asperger syndrome and how it can be effectively treated.
 

Asperger Syndrome Research on fMRI

One study is using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to show how abnormalities in particular areas of the brain cause changes in brain function that result in the symptoms of Asperger syndrome and other autism spectrum disorders.
 

Asperger Syndrome Research on Treatments

Other Asperger syndrome research includes testing the effectiveness of an antidepressant in individuals with Asperger syndrome who exhibit high levels of obsessive/ritualistic behavior.
 
Another Asperger syndrome research study is collecting and analyzing DNA samples from a large group of children with Asperger syndrome and their families to identify genes and genetic interactions that are linked to Asperger syndrome.
 
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