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A 6-year-old boy has autistic features, hyperactivity, and inattention. He is noted to have frequent self-injurious head banging and nail pulling. There is a history of both nocturnal and diurnal enuresis. He has an IQ in the range of moderate learning disability. He has normal uric acid levels in his serum.

The most likely cause is:

A. Trisomy 21
B. 7q11 deletion in the elastin gene
C. 17p11 microdeletion
D. Hypoxanthine guanine phosphoribosyltransferase deficiency
E. Trisomy 13

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The most powerful predictor of overall functional outcome in children with autism is given by:

A. Family history of autism
B. Autistic symptom count
C. Presence of soft neurological signs
D. IQ level
E. Non-verbal skills

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Which of the following groups of school children develops a higher prevalence of psychopathology as adults than the others listed?

A. Victims of bullying
B. Perpetrators of bullying
C. Children who do not bully and are not victimized by others
D. Children who frequently bully others and get victimized by others
E. Children who report bullying to teachers and authorities

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The most common known inherited cause of learning disability is:

A. Down’s syndrome
B. Fragile X syndrome
C. Cri du chat syndrome
D. Galactosaemia
E. Hypothyroidism

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The point prevalence of schizophrenia in people with learning disability is:

A. 1%
B. 20%
C. 3%
D. 15%
E. 10%

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