Autism spectrum disorders and autistic traits share genetics and biology

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Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and autistic traits in the general population may share genetic susceptibility factors. In this study, we investigated such potential overlap based on common genetic variants. We developed and validated a self-report questionnaire of autistic traits in adults. We then conducted genome-wide association studies (GWASs) of six… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/mp.2017.98

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