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(o′tizm)

[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.

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Citation

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/spectrum_disorder_autism.
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/spectrum_disorder_autism. Accessed June 26, 2019.
Autism. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740247/all/spectrum_disorder_autism
Autism [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 26]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740247/all/spectrum_disorder_autism.
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