During the twentieth century, new neurobehavioral diseases appeared or were described for the first time. Exposure to certain toxins or noxious environments, for example, produced illnesses that did not exist before the twentieth century. In addition, established illnesses were reconceptualized with regard to their cause or neurobiological basis. Autism, for instance, was described for the first time during the twentieth century and may not have existed previously. Its cause was subsequently reconceptualized from a disorder related to inadequate parenting, to a brain disorder with possible
Long-term outcome following preterm birth / Natalie barre Reconceptualization of autism and autism spectrum disorders as neurodevelopmental disorders / Jessica Griebling AD/HD in adults : the syndrome and its reconceptualization / Lynda J. Katz Dementia with lewy bodies / James T. Becker Persian gulf and other deployment syndromes / Gerald Goldstein Neurobehavioral aspects of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) / Julie A Comorbid disorders / Gerald Goldstein Behavioral toxicological disorders / Wendy J. Shemansky Respiratory disorders and neuropsychological dysfunction / Kevin S Krug Fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue and related neurasthenic disorders / John DeLuca.
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