Interventions to address health outcomes among autistic adults: A systematic review

  title={Interventions to address health outcomes among autistic adults: A systematic review},
  author={Teal W Benevides and S. Shore and May-Lynn Andresen and Reid Caplan and Barb Cook and Dena L Gassner and Jasmine M Erves and Taylor M Hazlewood and M. King and Lisa Morgan and Lauren Murphy and Yenn Purkis and Brigid Rankowski and Sarah M Rutledge and Savannah P Welch and Karl Wittig},
  pages={1345 - 1359}
Research has shown that autistic adults have poor health outcomes. We conducted a systematic review to identify existing interventions to address health outcomes for autistic adults and to determine whether these interventions address the priorities of the autistic community. We searched PubMed for articles that included an intervention, a primary health outcome measured at the individual (not system) level, and a sample population of at least 50% autistic adults. Studies were excluded if they… Expand
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