Clinical Characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Israel: Impact of Ethnic and Social Diversities

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Mahajnah, Muhammad; Sharkia, Rajech; Shalabe, Haitham; Terkel-Dawer, Ruth; Akawi, Ashraf; Zelnik, Nathanel;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: BioMed Research International,volume 2,015 (issn: 2314-6133, eissn: 2314-6141)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2015/962093, pmc: PMC4422995
  • Subject: R | Research Article | Medicine | Article Subject
    mesheuropmc: congenital, hereditary, and neonatal diseases and abnormalities | social sciences | mental disorders | geographic locations

Despite the increased global prevalence and recognition of autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), it is still scarcely reported in the Arab world. Though Israel has a higher prevalence of ASD, a previous national survey of patients diagnosed between 1972 and 2004, demonstrat... View more
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