How commonly are known medical conditions associated with autism?

  title={How commonly are known medical conditions associated with autism?},
  author={Marianne L. Barton and Fred Volkmar},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  volume={28 4},
Recent research has yielded increasing support for neurobiologic theories of autism. A number of family and twin studies support the role of genetics and have led to wide acceptance of autism as an organically based disorder. Controversy persists, however, over the role of congenital medical conditions in the etiology of autism. Two rather divergent views have emerged. One, advocated by Gillberg and colleagues, proposes that up to 30% of cases of autism are associated with a known medical… CONTINUE READING

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