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[auto- + -ism]
1. In classic psychiatry, mental introversion in which the attention or interest is thought to be focused on the ego. Objective validation of this concept is lacking. 2. Withdrawal from communication with others, often accompanied by repetitive or primitive behaviors. autistic (o-tis′tik), n. autistic, adj.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Autism." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740247/all/autistic.
Autism. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740247/all/autistic. Accessed November 20, 2019.
Autism. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740247/all/autistic
Autism [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740247/all/autistic.
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