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Autistic Disorder

"Autistic 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.

MeSH information
A disorder beginning in childhood. It is marked by the presence of markedly abnormal or impaired development in social interaction and communication and a markedly restricted repertoire of activity and interest. Manifestations of the disorder vary greatly depending on the developmental level and chronological age of the individual. (DSM-IV)

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Autistic Disorder" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Autistic Disorder" was a major or minor topic of these publication.