The Role of the Neurobiologist in Redefining the Diagnosis of Autism

  title={The Role of the Neurobiologist in Redefining the Diagnosis of Autism},
  author={Eric Bart London},
  journal={Brain Pathology},
  • E. London
  • Published 1 October 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Brain Pathology
Until recently, autism, along with the other developmental disabilities, was largely ignored by the medical and research community. At this early point in our understanding of the syndrome, neurobiologists and especially those who work with human brain tissue have a great deal to offer. A thorough understanding of the clinically defined syndrome is essential. Along with the other psychiatric diseases listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), autism is defined by… 
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