Low levels of hormone linked to social deficit in autism, study finds

22 julio 2015

A brain-chemistry deficit in children with autism may help to explain their social difficulties, according to new findings. The research team found a correlation between low levels of vasopressin, a hormone involved in social behavior, and the inability of autistic children to understand that other people’s thoughts and motivations can differ from their own.img src=»http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sciencedaily/~4/1H5WNmhsnmE» height=»1″ width=»1″ alt=»»/