publication . Article . 2000

Review: Recent Finding about Etiology of

Parvaneh Karim-Zadeh;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2000 Journal: Journal of Rehabilitation, volume 1, issue 2, pages 58-65 (issn: 1607-2960, eissn: 1607-2960, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences
Autism and the other disorders in the autism spectrum are behaviorally defined syndromes that can be a prolonged disorder. The specific underlying neurophysiologic mechanisms simply not known, but probably several causes lead to disorders in the autism spectrum. This article is summary of recent research about etiology of autism but the search must continue. 1) Neurobiological origin, the neurobiological investigations show the role of dopamine and serotonin in pathogenesis of autism. 2) Genetic, studies in autism was established the hypothesis that genetic factors can be etiologically significant in subsets of patients. 3) With the Regional cerebral glucose met...
Medical Subject Headings: mental disordersbehavioral disciplines and activities
free text keywords: Autism, Etiology, Neurobiological origin, lcsh:Therapeutics. Pharmacology, lcsh:RM1-950
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