Mental health of adults with autism spectrum disorders and intellectual disability

@article{Underwood2010MentalHO,
  title={Mental health of adults with autism spectrum disorders and intellectual disability},
  author={Lisa Underwood and Jane McCarthy and Elias Tsakanikos},
  journal={Current Opinion in Psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={23},
  pages={421–426}
}
  • Lisa Underwood, Jane McCarthy, Elias Tsakanikos
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Current Opinion in Psychiatry
  • Purpose of review The literature has often suggested that individuals with intellectual disability who have an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) experience higher rates of mental health problems than those without ASD. This finding has been challenged in recent years and so the purpose of this article was to critically review relevant studies since March 2009. The review focuses on studies specifically about the mental health of adults with intellectual disability who have ASD. Recent findings… CONTINUE READING

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