Depression Strikes Nearly One in Five Young Adults With Autism: Study

Source: University of Bristol ( JAMA Network Open)

Summary: Depression affects almost 20 percent of young adults with autism, new research shows, a rate that’s more than triple that seen in the general population.

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More Information: Dheeraj Rai et al, “Association Between Autism Spectrum Disorders With or Without Intellectual Disability and Depression in Young Adulthood”, JAMA Network Open (2018). … etworkopen.2018.1465

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