Common genetic influences on autism spectrum disorders and sleep disturbances: evidence from a nationwide twin sample

Abstract

Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are frequently comorbid with other conditions. Sleep disorders, such as insomnia and parasomnia, are common comorbidities with ASD; as many as 80% of individuals with ASD either report disturbed... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Mark Taylor (Karolinska Institutet)
  2. Agnieszka Butwicka (Karolinska Institutet)
  3. Sebastian Lundstr├Âm (University of Gothenburg)
  4. Henrik Larsson (Karolinska Institutet)
  5. Paul Lichtenstein (Karolinska Institutet)

Topic Areas

Developmental Disorders (e.g. ADHD) , Health (e.g., BMI, Exercise) , Psychopathology (e.g., Internalizing, Externalizing, Psychosis)

Session

OS-1A » Aggression/Behavioral Inhibition/Neurodevelopment (10:30 - Thursday, 21st June, Auditorium)

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