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Jul 05
2011

Autism - A new study, a new finding...new hopes!

Posted by prodigy_mich in what causes autism , OCD , obsessive compulsive disorder , multiple births , 

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Without a doubt, autism is caused by genetic factors – when one of the sets out of the 23 sets of chromosomes has an extra one – 3 chromosomes instead of 2 in the set. However, scientists have reasons to believe that environmental factors may contribute just as much as genes do in order to cause autism.