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Depression and its measurement in verbal adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder

Published June 10, 2014 in Autism

In a sample of 50 verbally fluent adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorders (age: 16-31 years; verbal IQ: 72-140), we examined the pattern of response and associations between scores on common measures of depressive symptoms, participant characteristics, and clinical diagnosis of depressive disorders. Beck Depression Inventory-Second Edition item descriptives in this autism spectrum disorder […]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24916450

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