High rates of psychiatric co-morbidity in individuals with Asperger's disorder.

@article{Mukaddes2010HighRO,
  title={High rates of psychiatric co-morbidity in individuals with Asperger's disorder.},
  author={Nahit Motavall{\'y} Mukaddes and Rouzbeh Fateh},
  journal={The world journal of biological psychiatry : the official journal of the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={11 2 Pt 2},
  pages={
          486-92
        }
}
The present study aimed to provide clinical data regarding co-morbidity of psychiatric disorders in individuals diagnosed with Asperger's disorder (AD). This study included 37 individuals (32 male, five female, mean age: 10.9+/-4.5 years) diagnosed with AD. Psychiatric comorbidity was assessed using the Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia for School Age Children - Present and Lifetime Version (K-SADS - PL). Ninety-four percent of participants had at least one additional… CONTINUE READING
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