The first aim of this thesis was to study various characteristics of the underlying neurobiology of Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), using the continuum of traits in the general population.

The second aim of this thesis was to study separate cognitive deficits of internalizing and externalizing problems and specific neurobiological correlates of internalizing problems.

H.W. Tiemeier (Henning) , F.C. Verhulst (Frank) , T.J.H. White (Tonya)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Studies were financially supported by grants from, NWO/ZonMw (TOP, 91211021), the Sophia Children’s Hospital Research Foundation (SSWO) (project 639 and 677) and the and the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI - 307280).
Pediatric Psychiatry

Blanken, L. (2016, November 9). On the Spectrum: the neurobiology of psychiatric symptoms in the general population. Retrieved from