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Autism Spectrum Disorders: Looking Backward and Looking Forward

Michael Rutter

in Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Published in print May 2011 | ISBN: 9780195371826
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199965212 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195371826.003.0002
Autism Spectrum Disorders: Looking Backward and Looking Forward

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There have been huge changes in the understanding of autistic spectrum disorders, and research findings have clarified a range of crucial questions that, at the same time, presents many further challenges. This chapter begins with a summary of some of the main research accomplishments to date, then proceeds to outline a range of challenges that remain. Throughout, there is an emphasis on research findings and research challenges that have potentially important clinical implications.

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Subjects: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry ; Neurology ; Neuroscience

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