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We report the neuropathological evaluation of a 24-year-old autistic woman suffering from a residual state of infantile autism and presenting with self-injury behavior since childhood. Her behavior included head-banging, eye-gouging and self-biting. All intended therapeutic measures remained without effect, including high doses of psychotropic drugs. At(More)
In an accompanying paper, we discussed the relevance of biological uniqueness for research in physiology and medicine. We proposed the concepts of subject-specific homeostasis, or 'intrinsic' homeostasis. Here, we illustrate this concept with the example of the endocrine 'fingerprint'. 9 hormones were measured in the blood of 8 normal subjects during 2(More)
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