ERIC Number: EJ577328
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Autism: The Phenotype in Relatives.
Bailey, A.; Palferman, S.; Heavey, L.; Le Couteur, A.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v28 n5 p369-92 Oct 1998
A review of the research on relatives of people with autism indicates that relatives are sometimes affected by difficulties that appear conceptually related to autistic behaviors. These range in severity from pervasive developmental disorders to abnormalities in only one area of functioning, and possibly extend to personality traits. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue: Genetics of Autism.