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A gene whose
function, or location on a chromosome, suggests that it might be associated
with a condition or disorder.
and description of the specific characteristics of a selected individual.
Pooling of case study material across individuals may permit identification of
general features. The method is used by clinical practitioners, and in some
forms of research.
An approach which some
have misleadingly claimed alleviates or cures autism by eliminating ‘excess
toxins’ from the body. Described by the UK’s National Institution for Clinical
Excellence (NICE) as harmful and to be avoided.
The psychological processes involved in thinking, learning, planning and problem-solving, and in the understanding and use of language.
strategies or preferences for thinking and processing information.
A medical term for
the presence of one or more conditions or disorders alongside a primary
condition. In autism, epilepsy is a common co-morbid condition.
The extent to which
the same (or a similar) condition, characteristic or trait is present in both
members of a pair of twins or siblings.