Children with autistic spectrum disorder have an associated risk of depression
Over recent years there has been an increase in the literature examining youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The growth in this area of research has highlighted a significant gap in our understanding of suitable interventions for people with ASD and the treatment of co-occurring psychiatric disorders.1-3 Children with ASD are at increased risk of experiencing depressive symptoms and developing depression; however with very few proven interventions available for preventing and treating depression in children with ASD, there is a need for further research in this area.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Depression, Psycho-social interventions|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
|Deposited On:||05 Feb 2013 22:59|
|Last Modified:||12 Jun 2013 15:29|
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