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Sex bias in autism spectrum disorder in neurofibromatosis type 1

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Background

Despite extensive literature, little is known about the mechanisms underlying sex bias in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This study investigates the sex differences in ASD associated with neurofibromatosis type 1, a single-gene model of syndromic autism.

Methods

We analysed data from n = 194 children aged 4–16 years with neurofibromatosis type 1. Sex differences were evaluated across the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R), Autism Diagnostic Ob...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Publisher's version

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10.1186/s11689-016-9159-4

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ORCID:
0000-0002-4472-4583
Heuvelman, H More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Oxford college:
Somerville College
ORCID:
0000-0002-0143-181X
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Manchester Biomedical Research Centre More from this funder
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
1
Pages:
26
Publication date:
2016-07-26
Acceptance date:
2016-07-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1866-1955
ISSN:
1866-1947
Pubs id:
pubs:640481
URN:
uri:28974f48-8631-424f-a0b1-12b7ac141678
UUID:
uuid:28974f48-8631-424f-a0b1-12b7ac141678
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pubs:640481

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