Publication date: Mar 01, 2020
Most research on autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has focused on younger individuals, but there is increasing awareness that more must be known about the clinical needs and outcomes of older adults with ASD. This article reviews what is known about barriers to recognition in the elderly, the prevalence of ASD over the lifespan, outcomes in adulthood in comparison to the general population, co-occurring psychiatric diagnoses, and healthcare needs in this population.
Wise, E.A. Aging in Autism Spectrum Disorder. 15362. 2020 Am J Geriatr Psychiatry (28):3.
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