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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Pottinger, Audrey M
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Obstetrics,Gynaecology and Child Health
Article Title
Autism in Jamaica
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
1998
Volume ID
47
Issue ID
1
Page(s)
10-14
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Abstract
This paper reviews childhood autism, a serious psychopathological disorder, with emphasis placed on aetiology and management; and outlines briefly the care of the autistic population in a few well organized programmes existing in Jamaica. There is a need for increased awareness, local research and dissemination of information to appropriate personnel and organizations.....
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