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Repetitively stackin or linin up objects is associatit wi autism.
SymptomsImpaired social interaction, impaired verbal an non-verbal communication, restrictit an repetitive behavior
Uisual onsetBi age twa[1]
DurationLang term
CausesGenetic an environmental factors[2]
Diagnostic methodBased on behavior an developmental history[1]
Seemilar condeetionsReactive attachment disorder, intellectual disability, schizophrenia[3]
TreatmentEarly speech an behavioral interventions[4]
Frequency24.8 million (2015)[5]

Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder chairacterised bi impaired social interaction, impaired verbal an non-verbal communication, an restrictit an repetitive behaviour.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b "NIMH » Autism Spectrum Disorder". nimh.nih.gov (in Inglis). October 2016. Retrieved 20 Apryle 2017.
  2. Chaste P, Leboyer M (2012). "Autism risk factors: genes, environment, and gene-environment interactions". Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience. 14: 281–92. PMC 3513682. PMID 23226953.
  3. Corcoran, Jacqueline; Walsh, Joseph (9 Februar 2006). Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis in Social Work Practice. Oxford University Press, USA. p. 72. ISBN 9780195168303 – via Google Books.
  4. Myers SM, Johnson CP (2007). "Management of children with autism spectrum disorders". Pediatrics. 120 (5): 1162–82. doi:10.1542/peds.2007-2362. PMID 17967921.
  5. GBD 2015 Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence, Collaborators. (8 October 2016). "Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 310 diseases and injuries, 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015". Lancet. 388 (10053): 1545–1602. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31678-6. PMC 5055577. PMID 27733282.