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Psyche Autistic Disorder Etiology

The etiology of AUTISTIC DISORDER is best understood to be----------
A. Infectious
B. Neurologic
C. Psychogenic
D. Psychologic
E. Toxicologic
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E. Toxicologic ???
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Which one means genetic ?

I'd go with psychogenic or neurologic... although as step1an says toxins and such insults have been associated with autism spectrum disorders (vaccinations in childhood were implicated for a long time but now no longer are) i think the main etiology is still genetic.
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A. Infectious ?
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emm c- psychogenic i think.... not infectious, not toxicological, not neurological... can be psychiatric though but its genetic or sure
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confused......
cerebral dysfunction,perinatal complications n genetic component r most common causes...
so if we go with perinatal complications..it could be...
A. Infectious...
der is association between congenital rubella and autism...herpes virus may also have a role in autism...as well as MMR vaccine....
neways....waiting for correct ans...
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Genetic causes.
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