Autism in adults: symptom patterns and early childhood predictors. Use of the DISCO in a community sample followed from childhood.


BACKGROUND Few studies have looked at the very long-term outcome of individuals with autism who were diagnosed in childhood. METHODS A longitudinal, prospective, community-based follow-up study of adults who had received the diagnosis of autism (classic and atypical) in childhood (n = 105) was conducted. A structured interview (the Diagnostic Interview… (More)


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