Autism at 70--redrawing the boundaries.

  title={Autism at 70--redrawing the boundaries.},
  author={Jeffrey P. Baker},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={369 12},
  • J. Baker
  • Published 18 September 2013
  • Psychology
  • The New England journal of medicine
Though the DSM-5 definition of autism refers to it as a spectrum, in important ways it represents an effort to define the syndrome more sharply. It thus reflects one of the central themes in the history of autism: a debate over where to set its boundaries. 

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