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dc.date.accessioned2013-03-12T12:28:45Z
dc.date.available2013-03-12T12:28:45Z
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.date.submitted2010-02-05en_US
dc.identifier.citationAkerhaugen, Irene Hetland. Prenatal infeksjon og autisme : en kritisk gjennomgang av litteraturen. Prosjektoppgave, University of Oslo, 2010en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10852/28881
dc.description.abstractAbstract Autism spectrum disorder is a pervasive developmental disorder in which, despite thorough research, we still don’t know much about etiology and pathogenesis. Many theories regarding the etiology of ASD have been proposed over the years. The purpose of this assignment is to critically review the quality of articles concerning prenatal rubella virus infections in humans and the risk of developing ASD. If these articles are reliable, they can act as a model for how such prenatal influence, or even immunological disturbances in general, can contribute to the development of ASD. They can also be a basis for new and better research, which hopefully can result in prevention of this developmental disorder. This article also concerns the prevalence of ASD, different theories regarding etiology and some results from recent animal research. There were few articles that dealt with prenatal rubella infection in humans, and they were old (1971-1984). This assignment, limited by the time available, gives no clear answers concerning the association between prenatal infection and ASD. One the other hand, it has made very clear that one has not been able, despite all these years, to discard the hypothesis that prenatal infections can influence vulnerable genes and promote the development of ASD. Further investigation, preferably involving biological material from a diversity of children, including during pregnancy, is essential in the quest for answers, both regarding genes and environmental risk factors.eng
dc.language.isonoben_US
dc.titlePrenatal infeksjon og autisme : en kritisk gjennomgang av litteraturenen_US
dc.typeMaster thesisen_US
dc.date.updated2010-05-25en_US
dc.creator.authorAkerhaugen, Irene Hetlanden_US
dc.subject.nsiVDP::760en_US
dc.identifier.bibliographiccitationinfo:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&ctx_ver=Z39.88-2004&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:dissertation&rft.au=Akerhaugen, Irene Hetland&rft.title=Prenatal infeksjon og autisme : en kritisk gjennomgang av litteraturen&rft.inst=University of Oslo&rft.date=2010&rft.degree=Prosjektoppgaveen_US
dc.identifier.urnURN:NBN:no-24412en_US
dc.type.documentProsjektoppgaveen_US
dc.identifier.duo99115en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorCamilla Stoltenbergen_US
dc.identifier.bibsys101140800en_US
dc.identifier.fulltextFulltext https://www.duo.uio.no/bitstream/handle/10852/28881/2/prosjektoppgavenx2.pdf


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