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Study Suggests Adults on the Autism Spectrum More Likely Than Adults With Other Developmental Disabilities to Have Mental Health Diagnosis

Study compares mental health of adults with ASD to other developmental disabilities

A new study compares adults on the autism spectrum with typically developing peer and peers with other developmental disabilities. Results suggest that adults on the autism spectrum are more likely to have a mental health diagnosis than both typical adults and adults with other developmental disabilities.

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Source: Health Concerns and Health Service Utilization in a Population Cohort of Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder- Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

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