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The environmental and genetic causes of autism

Author: James Lyons-Weiler
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Environmental and Genetic Causes of Autism delves deep into the full body of past and current research to reveal how genetic predispositions and environmental factors can combine to produce the conditions autism and autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Lyons-Weiler
ISBN: 9781510710863 1510710868
OCLC Number: 936533973
Description: xx, 298 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Background and concepts --
Symptoms and diagnosis of autism --
Evidence of genetic and epigenetic risk components of autism and autism spectrum disorder --
Speech, language, and communication phenotypes in ADS --
Genetic and environmental factors that influence social cognitive skills in ASD --
Cognitive phenotypes in ASD --
Repetitive motor behaviors and seizure phenotypes --
Sensory phenotypes and sensory processing disorder --
Immunological factors in autism and ASD --
Gastrointestinal and renal phenotypes in ASD --
Neurotoxin-induced autoimmune-mediated neurological damage in autism --
Vaccine-autism studies ignored by the CDC --
Concepts of comorbidity in autism and autism research --
Study designs for meaningful future causal research in autism --
Biological pathways and networks views of autism --
Toward a multidimensional matrix risk model for autism --
The logic of prevention in autism and gene-informed treatment --
Injecting objective association and causal inference into clinical trials, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of ASD.
Responsibility: James Lyons-Weiler, PhD.

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The Environmental and Genetic Causes of Autism delves deep into the full body of past and current research to reveal how genetic predispositions and environmental factors can combine to produce the conditions autism and autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

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"With nearly one in fifty US children being diagnosed with autism, The Environmental and Genetic Causes of Autism could not come soon enough. The information in this book needs to be read by all Read more...

 
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Autism in the 21st Century

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It doesn’t take very long to realize the magnitude of the impact this book will have, not just for today, but for future generations. Dr. Lyons-Weiler presents in his dedication...
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Autism causes revealed -- we can end the epidemic

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<div id="revData-dpReviewsMostHelpfulAUI-R3LT0XHLGO3NLY" class="a-row a-spacing-small"> <div class="a-section">THE ENVIRONMENTAL AND GENETIC CAUSES OF AUTISM is a comprehensive book that examines the complex interactions between environmental exposures and an individual's genes that can lead...
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