Role of endocrine factors in autistic spectrum disorders.

Abstract

It is possible that autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) have a multifactorial cause along with more than one predisposing and perpetuating factor, all of which culminate in expression of these disorders. Endocrine and neuropeptide factors are among the list of possible etiologic or predisposing contenders. The search for an endocrine model to explain the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.pcl.2011.10.013

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