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ERIC Number: EJ676259
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-1362-3613
Prevalence of Chronic Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Children with Autism and Autistic Spectrum Disorders.
Molloy, Cynthia A.; Manning-Courtney, Patricia
Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, v7 n2 p165-71 Jun 2003
In a sample of 137 children (ages 24-96 months) classified as having autism, 24% had a history of at least one chronic gastrointestinal symptom. The most common symptom was diarrhea, which occurred in 17%. There was no association between chronic gastrointestinal symptoms and a history of developmental regression. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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