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Profiles of executive function in parents and siblings of individuals with autism spectrum disorders.

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Delineation of a cognitive endophenotype for autism is useful both for exploring the genetic mechanisms underlying the disorder and for identifying which cognitive traits may be primary to it. This study investigated whether first-degree relatives of individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) demonstrate a specific profile of performance on a range of components of executive function (EF), to determine whether EF deficits represent possible endophenotypes for autism. Parents and siblin...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Genes, brain, and behavior
Volume:
5
Issue:
8
Pages:
561-576
Publication date:
2006-11-05
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EISSN:
1601-183X
ISSN:
1601-1848
URN:
uuid:b6e8475c-0535-4348-a3e3-73b326403900
Source identifiers:
6219
Local pid:
pubs:6219

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