The Heritability of Autism Spectrum Disorder

JAMA. 2017 Sep 26;318(12):1182-1184. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.12141.


This study reanalyzes Swedish cohort data to assess the stability under alternative assumptions and models of a previous estimate of the heritability of autism spectrum disorder.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder / genetics*
  • Child
  • Cohort Studies
  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease*
  • Humans
  • Siblings*
  • Sweden
  • Twins / genetics