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Pathophysiology of autism: evidence from brain imaging

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)138 - 142
Number of pages5
JournalBritish Journal of Hospital Medicine
Volume70
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2009

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Abstract

Autism spectrum disorders involve pervasive developmental abnormalities in social communication, socio-emotional reciprocity, and restricted and repetitive interests. They are likely to be caused by abnormalities in multiple brain regions, including 'underconnectivity' between components of networks subserving a variety of cognitive functions.

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