Risk Factors for Depression in Children and Adolescents with High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders

@inproceedings{DelaIglesia2015RiskFF,
  title={Risk Factors for Depression in Children and Adolescents with High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders},
  author={Myriam De-la-Iglesia and Jos{\'e}-Sixto Olivar},
  booktitle={TheScientificWorldJournal},
  year={2015}
}
The objective of our study was to examine, discuss, and provide proposals on diagnostic comorbidity of depression in children and adolescents with high functioning autism spectrum disorder (HFASD) in the following aspects. (1) Prevalence. It was concluded that there are an elevated depression rate and the need for longitudinal studies to determine prevalence and incidence based on functioning level, autistic symptoms, gender, age, type of depression, prognosis, duration, and treatment. (2… CONTINUE READING
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