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Defining crisis in families of individuals with autism spectrum disorders
(SAGE Publications, 2014-11)
Parents of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder often report higher levels of depression, anxiety, and mental health–related issues. The combination of stressors and family adjustment difficulties can cause ...
Child, parent, and service predictors of psychotropic polypharmacy among adolescents and young adults with an autism spectrum disorder
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishers, 2014-11)
Objectives: This study examined the child, parent, and service factors associated with polypharmacy in adolescents and young adults with ASD. Methods: As part of an online survey examining health service utilization patterns ...
Factors associated with caregiver burden among parents of individuals with ASD: Differences across intellectual functioning
Symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) persist into adolescence and adulthood, when access to health services and supports become difficult. Consequently, most adolescents and adults with ASD remain reliant on their ...
History of Suicide Attempts in Adults with Asperger Syndrome
(Hogrefe Publishing, 2014)
Background: Individuals with Asperger syndrome (AS) may be at higher risk for attempting suicide compared to the general population. Aims: This study examines the issue of suicidality in adults with AS. Method: An online ...