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Defining autism : a guide to brain, biology, and behavior / Emily L. Casanova and Manuel F. Casanova.

By: Casanova, Emily L
Contributor(s): Casanova, Manuel F
Material type: TextTextDescription: 264 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cmISBN: 9781785927225; 1785927221Subject(s): Understanding autism | Across the lifespan | Theories of autism | Research summaries | Neuroscience | Epilepsy | Intellectual Disability (ID) | Giftedness | Genetics
Contents:
Kanner's conundrum and Bernie's biology -- The brain in autism -- The genetics of autism -- The roles environment plays in autism susceptibility -- Regression in autism -- Autism and epilepsy -- The neurodevelopmental spectrum -- The broader autism phenotype -- Autism, intellectual disability, and genius -- Toward a definition of autism.
Summary: "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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Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-247) and indexes.

Kanner's conundrum and Bernie's biology -- The brain in autism -- The genetics of autism -- The roles environment plays in autism susceptibility -- Regression in autism -- Autism and epilepsy -- The neurodevelopmental spectrum -- The broader autism phenotype -- Autism, intellectual disability, and genius -- Toward a definition of autism.

"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"--