Autism and the fragile X syndrome

A. Levitas, Randi J Hagerman, M. Braden, B. Rimland, P. McBogg, I. Matus

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Ten patients with the fragile X syndrome were diagnosed at the Child Development Unit in 1982. Six of these patients are autistic and demonstrate similar profiles on three evaluations designed to measure the severity of autism. The similarities of these six autistic patients are described in depth.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)151-158
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Psychology(all)
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology

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Levitas, A., Hagerman, R. J., Braden, M., Rimland, B., McBogg, P., & Matus, I. (1983). Autism and the fragile X syndrome. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 4(3), 151-158.