No relationship between early postnatal testosterone concentrations and autistic traits in 18 to 30-month-old children

@inproceedings{Kung2016NoRB,
  title={No relationship between early postnatal testosterone concentrations and autistic traits in 18 to 30-month-old children},
  author={Karson T. F. Kung and Mihaela Constantinescu and Wendy V. Browne and Rebecca M. Noorderhaven and Melissa Hines},
  booktitle={Molecular autism},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Some previous research has suggested that testosterone prenatally contributes to gender differences in autistic traits, but little is known about the role of testosterone during early postnatal development (mini-puberty). Two prior studies found no sex difference in testosterone postnatally in saliva samples and detected little to no relationship between testosterone postnatally and autistic traits in toddlers. These findings may reflect late measurements of testosterone at 3 to 4… CONTINUE READING
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