Misdiagnosis versus missed diagnosis: diagnosing autism spectrum disorder in adolescents

@article{Aggarwal2015MisdiagnosisVM,
  title={Misdiagnosis versus missed diagnosis: diagnosing autism spectrum disorder in adolescents},
  author={Shilpa Aggarwal and Beth Angus},
  journal={Australasian Psychiatry},
  year={2015},
  volume={23},
  pages={120 - 123}
}
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