Impaired olfactory identification in Asperger's syndrome.

Research paper by Yusuke Y Suzuki, Hugo D HD Critchley, Andrea A Rowe, Patricia P Howlin, Declan G M DG Murphy

Indexed on: 31 Jan '03Published on: 31 Jan '03Published in: The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences


The authors measured odor detection threshold and odor identification in 12 males with Asperger's syndrome and 12 matched control subjects. Relative to control subjects, Asperger's syndrome subjects were not impaired at odor detection but were significantly impaired at olfactory identification.