ERIC Number: EJ384040
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Correlation of Family History with Specific Autistic Subgroups: Asperger's Syndrome and Bipolar Affective Disease.
DeLong, G. Robert; Dwyer, Judith T.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v18 n4 p593-600 Dec 1988
To assess the possible role of familial psychopathology in the etiology of infantile autism, family histories and neurological status of 51 autistic subjects subgrouped by level of language function were evaluated. Among findings was a high incidence of Asperger's Syndrome in family members of high functioning autistic subjects. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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