ERIC Number: EJ608070
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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High Functioning Autism and Childhood Disintegrative Disorder in Half Brothers.
Zwaigenbaum, L.; Szatmari, P.; Mahoney, W.; Bryson, S.; Bartolucci, G.; MacLean, J.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v30 n2 p121-26 Apr 2000
This case report describes the presence of autism and Childhood Disintegrative Disorder (CDD) cosegregating within a sibship of half-brothers with the same mother. The report suggests that the rarity of the two conditions suggests a shared transmissible mechanism. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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