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Topic: PSYCHOLOGY, PSYCHIATRY

Date: 1900-2000
Language: Greek
Origin: autos; AUTO-

autism

noun
     
au‧tis‧m [uncountable]
MP a mental disorder (=problem) that makes people unable to communicate properly, or to form relationships
autistic adjective:
an autistic child
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