Aetiology

Investigators of aetiology agree that the high prevalence of psychiatric disorders among the mentally retarded is related to a wide range of neurological, psychological, social, and personality risk factors including impaired cognition, organic brain damage, communication problems, delayed developmental rates, environmental problems, and family psychopathology. Alone or in combination, these factors increase the vulnerability of the mentally retarded to psychiatric and behavioural disorders.

Funny Wiring Autism

Funny Wiring Autism

Autism is a developmental disorder that manifests itself in early childhood and affects the functioning of the brain, primarily in the areas of social interaction and communication. Children with autism look like other children but do not play or behave like other children. They must struggle daily to cope and connect with the world around them.

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