Loneliness, Friendship, and Well-Being in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders
This online article provides a brief summary of a research study that examined the impact of loneliness in adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Results indicate that individuals who reported elevated feelings of loneliness also showed increased depression and anxiety, as well as decreased life satisfaction and self-esteem.
The Autism Spectrum Disorders Treatment and Care Research group, based out of York University, writes summaries of research studies on autism and developmental disabilities to inform parents, individuals with autism, practitioners, and the general public on recent findings about autism.
This online article is in English
Chair in Autism Spectrum Disorders Treatment and Care Research
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