"Autism Spectrum Disorder" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Wide continuum of associated cognitive and neurobehavioral disorders, including, but not limited to, three core-defining features: impairments in socialization, impairments in verbal and nonverbal communication, and restricted and repetitive patterns of behaviors. (from DSM-V)
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Autism Spectrum Disorder".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Autism Spectrum Disorder".
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