Danish Study Explains Most of Autism’s Rise
The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Volume 5, Number 6, November 2014
There is disagreement about the causes of this increased incidence of autism. Debate has focused on whether the rise in cases is an artifact caused by increased diagnosis and reporting, or if there is some unknown pathogenic factor in the environment that is causing an actual increase in new cases. A new study out of Denmark provides support for the artifact argument.