Behavioural Neurology / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Review Article

Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury and Autism: Elucidating Shared Mechanisms

Table 1

Shared behavioral symptoms between ASD and pediatric TBI.

SymptomASDPediatric TBIRefs

Communication deficitsdxX[15]
Emotional-empathy lackingX[13]
Emotional dysregulationX[13]
Emotional recognitionXX[13]
Executive function impairedXX[16]
Family relationshipsX[13]
Language deficits/delaysdxX[17]
Mental retardationX[11]
Repetitive behaviorsdx[3]
Restricted Interestsdx[18]
Self-regulation behavior impairedXX[13]
Sensory dysfunctiondx[20]
Social-loneliness and isolationX[21]
Social interaction/skillsdxX[13]

X: highly prevalent; dx: part of diagnostic criteria; : greatest area of deficit in TBI.

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