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and then as we look toward the back part of the brain that very all brain

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primitive brain is the cerebellum

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and it is mainly in this period of the cerebellum

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that we see

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underdevelopment

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now that's rather interesting because studies now have shown

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that family members of people who have a dat

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eighty eight he was in my family

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that when we look at the parents and that the siblings of people with eighty

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h t

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wees all socio ndr development in most of these regions

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but not in all of them

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which means that this underdevelopment is part of the family scene a tight

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c_d_h_ dat dat is a spectrum disorder

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and biological relatives of affected patients do shows some

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symptoms of a d_h_ d but not the full disorder this is very much like autistic

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spectrum disorders in that sense

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where we see elements

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of artistic

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symptoms but not full disorder or diagnose the bull disorder in those

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individuals

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what has been fascinating has been the work of the u_c_l_a_ research team

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jim mccaw few mccracken and others

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that have shown that when we look at the relatives of people with a d_h_ t

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the frontal lobe interior singular

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the basal ganglia

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are also smaller even though the people don't have the disorder

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the difference is the cerebellum

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the affected patients

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have the underdevelopment in the cerebellum

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the non affected family members do not

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suggesting that the cerebellum it actually be the most crucial

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structure in explaining

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why the disorder rises to full disorder

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penetrating the phenotype and becoming

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diagnosis or mediation

 
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