A DRD1 haplotype is associated with risk for autism spectrum disorders in male-only affected sib-pair families.


Individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) have impairments in executive function and social cognition, with males generally being more severely affected in these areas than females. Because the dopamine D1 receptor (encoded by DRD1) is integral to the neural circuitry mediating these processes, we examined the DRD1 gene for its role in… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ajmg.b.30655