Autism a group of disorders characterised by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviours. But what is the cause of autism? This question was answered by a group of researchers in a study published the Journal of JAMA Pcychiatry.
Autism is a genetic disease
The researchers studied 258 twins with autism. The genetic factor wa found in almost 98% of cases. It is also responsible for many auticic behaviours in the genreal population.