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Diagnostic Issues

By NHS Education for Scotland


This article, part of Scotland's Web Resource on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs), provides information on some issues related to autism diagnosis. It discusses misdiagnosis, co-occurring and mental health conditions, how autism presents in girls and women, and the removal of Asperger Syndrome from the DSM-5.

"NHS Education for Scotland (NES) is an education and training body and a special health board within NHS Scotland, with responsibility of developing and delivering education and training for the healthcare workforce in Scotland." [Website]

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This online article is in English


NHS Education for Scotland
Scotland, United Kingdom

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