Salud Mental

Autism, the current pathological trend in psychiatry


Humberto Nicolini


In the past decade, autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) have received great attention from society, as well as funding for biomedical research. This has been reflected in the significant increase in scientific publications on the subject.


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