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Social factors and autism


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Social factors and autism

Social factors can play a key role in whether or not a child is diagnosed as autistic, a new study has found. Boys were more likely to receive a diagnosis of autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) than girls, even when symptoms were equally severe, according to a paper co-authored by Egenis researcher Ginny Russell and colleagues at the University of Bristol. .


By E Genis, UK.


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