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Behavioural Neurology
Volume 2016, Article ID 3501910, 14 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3501910
Review Article

A Systematic Review of Research on Autism Spectrum Disorders in Sub-Saharan Africa

1Kenya Medical Research Institute-Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, Kilifi, Kenya
2Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
3Department of Public Health, Pwani University, Kilifi, Kenya

Received 6 August 2016; Accepted 20 September 2016

Academic Editor: Barbara Picconi

Copyright © 2016 Amina Abubakar et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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