Cover art for Defining Autism
Published
Jessica Kingsley, October 2018
ISBN
9781785927225
Format
Softcover, 264 pages
Dimensions
22.8cm × 17cm × 1.8cm

Defining Autism A Guide to Brain, Biology, and Behavior

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Offering a summary of the current state of knowledge in autism research, Defining Autism looks at the different genetic, neurological and environmental causes of, and contributory factors to autism. It takes a wide-ranging view of developmental and genetic factors, and considers autism's relationship with other conditions such as epilepsy.

Shedding light on the vast number of autism-related syndromes which are all too often denied adequate attention, it shows how, whilst autism refers to a single syndrome, it can be understood as many different conditions, with the common factors being biological, rather than behavioral.

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