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The Clinical Course of Autism in Childhood and Adolescence

Mary Coleman and Christopher Gillberg

in The Autisms

Fourth edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print November 2011 | ISBN: 9780199732128
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199323036 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199732128.003.0002
The Clinical Course of Autism in Childhood and Adolescence

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Chapter 2 discusses the clinical course of autism in childhood and adolescence, from infancy through preschool, primary school, puberty, and into adolescence. It also addresses physical changes, deterioration, epilepsy, aggravation of symptoms, inactivity, mood swings and depression, catatonia, and problems with sexual maturation.

Chapter.  5681 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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