Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism Spectrum Disorders

David Amaral, Daniel Geschwind, and Geraldine Dawson

Print publication date: May 2011

ISBN: 9780195371826

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Abstract

Autism is an emerging area of basic and clinical research, and has only recently been recognized as a major topic in biomedical research, and is now an intense growth area in behavioral and educational treatments. This resource provides a comprehensive summary of all current knowledge related to the behavioral, experiential, and biomedical features of the autism spectrum disorders, including major behavioral and cognitive syndromology, common co-morbid conditions, neuropathology, neuroimmunology, and other neurological correlates such as seizures, allergy and immunology, gastroenterology, infectious disease, and epidemiology.

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