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JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS

Defining Autism: A Guide to Brain, Biology, and Behavior

ISBN: 9781785927225

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Offering a summary of the current state of knowledge in autism research, Defining Autismlooks at the different genetic, neurological and environmental causes of, and contributoryfactors to autism. It takes a wide-ranging view of developmental and genetic factors, andconsiders autism's relationship with other conditions such as epilepsy.Shedding light on the vast number of autism-related syndromes which are all too oftendenied adequate attention, it shows how, whilst autism refers to a single syndrome, it canbe understood as many different conditions, with the common factors being biological,rather than behavioral.