Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Amongst Individuals with Gender Dysphoria: A Systematic Review

@article{Thrower2019PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Amongst Individuals with Gender Dysphoria: A Systematic Review},
  author={Emily Thrower and Ingrid Bretherton and Ken C. Pang and Jeffrey D. Zajac and Ada S. Cheung},
  journal={Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders},
  year={2019},
  volume={50},
  pages={695-706}
}
Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can compromise health and may be more prevalent amongst individuals with gender dysphoria (GD). Symptoms such as attention or social difficulties can impact assessment of GD, understanding of health information, and engagement in clinical care. To ensure neurodevelopmental conditions are adequately considered in gender health services, we aimed to systematically review the literature examining the prevalence of… Expand
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