Autism and 15q11-q13 disorders: behavioral, genetic, and pathophysiological issues.

@article{Dykens2004AutismA1,
  title={Autism and 15q11-q13 disorders: behavioral, genetic, and pathophysiological issues.},
  author={Elisabeth M Dykens and James S. Sutcliffe and Pat Levitt},
  journal={Mental retardation and developmental disabilities research reviews},
  year={2004},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={284-91}
}
New insights into biological factors that underlie autism may be gained by comparing autism to other neurodevelopmental disorders that have autistic features and relatively well-delineated genetic etiologies or neurobiological findings. This review moves beyond global diagnoses of autism and instead uses an endophenotypic approach to compare specific clusters of autistic symptomatology to features of chromosome 15q11-q13 disorders. Paternally or maternally derived deficiencies of 15q11-q13… CONTINUE READING

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