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Commentary: Toward a Neurobiology of Autism 

Commentary: Toward a Neurobiology of Autism

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Commentary: Toward a Neurobiology of Autism
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Pat Levitt

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10.1093/med/9780195371826.003.0043
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date: 18 August 2017

This commentary begins with a brief discussion of the challenges in understanding neurobiological mechanisms that cause autism. It then reviews to the current thinking about the neurobiological basis of autism spectrum disorders. Finally, it considers the future of neurobiological discoveries.

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