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Females With Autism More Likely Than Males to Develop Psychiatric Disorder, Study Finds
Thursday, October 27, 2022
Females with autism are more likely than males to be diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder before their 25th birthday, according to a study published yesterday in JAMA Psychiatry.
“Around 70% of autistic children meet diagnostic criteria for at least [one] psychiatric disorder, and 54% to 79% of autistic adults receive at least [one] psychiatric diagnosis,” wrote Miriam Martini, M.Sc., and Ralf Kuja-Halkola, Ph.D., of the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden, and colleagues. “Mental health problems are reported even among autistic individuals showing good outcomes in other areas of functioning.”
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