Association of fragile X syndrome with autism

P. E. Goldfine, P. M. McPherson, G. A. Heath, V. A. Hardesty, L. J. Beauregard, Barry Gordon

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Abstract

The fragile X syndrome has been associated with autism. Blood samples from 37 autistic children and a control group were negative for fragile X chromosome. Large numbers of nonrandom autosomal lesions were observed in both the autistic and control groups.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)108-110
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Psychiatry
Volume142
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes

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Fragile X Syndrome
Autistic Disorder
Control Groups
X Chromosome

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  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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Goldfine, P. E., McPherson, P. M., Heath, G. A., Hardesty, V. A., Beauregard, L. J., & Gordon, B. (1985). Association of fragile X syndrome with autism. American Journal of Psychiatry, 142(1), 108-110.

Association of fragile X syndrome with autism. / Goldfine, P. E.; McPherson, P. M.; Heath, G. A.; Hardesty, V. A.; Beauregard, L. J.; Gordon, Barry.

In: American Journal of Psychiatry, Vol. 142, No. 1, 1985, p. 108-110.

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Goldfine, PE, McPherson, PM, Heath, GA, Hardesty, VA, Beauregard, LJ & Gordon, B 1985, 'Association of fragile X syndrome with autism', American Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 142, no. 1, pp. 108-110.
Goldfine PE, McPherson PM, Heath GA, Hardesty VA, Beauregard LJ, Gordon B. Association of fragile X syndrome with autism. American Journal of Psychiatry. 1985;142(1):108-110.
Goldfine, P. E. ; McPherson, P. M. ; Heath, G. A. ; Hardesty, V. A. ; Beauregard, L. J. ; Gordon, Barry. / Association of fragile X syndrome with autism. In: American Journal of Psychiatry. 1985 ; Vol. 142, No. 1. pp. 108-110.
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