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How can I i determine autism in an adult?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral

In brief: The same DSM-V

criteria of qualitative impairments in social reciprocity & social communication plus narrow, restricted areas of interest or stereotypical motor movements with onset before age 3 are used by adult psychiatrists, neuropsychologists & psychologists to diagnose Autistic Spectrum Disorder in adults as for diagnoses in children.

In brief: The same DSM-V

criteria of qualitative impairments in social reciprocity & social communication plus narrow, restricted areas of interest or stereotypical motor movements with onset before age 3 are used by adult psychiatrists, neuropsychologists & psychologists to diagnose Autistic Spectrum Disorder in adults as for diagnoses in children.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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