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Defining autism : a guide to brain, biology, and behavior

Author: Emily L Casanova; Manuel F Casanova
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on the most up-to-date research on autism, this incisive book argues that while there are different causes and variations of autism, there is in fact one biological autism. By examining developmental and genetic factors and investigating lesser known autism-related syndromes, it clears away misconceptions surrounding this complex condition.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Emily L Casanova; Manuel F Casanova
ISBN: 9781784503499 1784503495
OCLC Number: 1076531965
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Contents: Intro; Defining Autism: A Guide to Brain, Biology, and Behaviour by Emily L. Casanova and Manuel F. Casanova; 1. Kanner's Conundrum and Bernie's Biology; 2. The Brain in Autism; 3. The Genetics of Autism; 4. The Roles Environment Plays in Autism Susceptibility; 5. Regression in Autism; 6. Autism and Epilepsy; 7. The Neurodevelopmental Spectrum; 8. The Broader Autism Phenotype; 9. Autism, Intellectual Disability, and Genius; 10. Toward a definition of Autism; References; Subject Index; Author Index; Blank Page
Responsibility: Emily L. Casanova, Manuel F. Casanova.

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Drawing on the most up-to-date research on autism, this incisive book argues that while there are different causes and variations of autism, there is in fact one biological autism. By examining developmental and genetic factors and investigating lesser known autism-related syndromes, it clears away misconceptions surrounding this complex condition.

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