Autism and diagnostic substitution: evidence from a study of adults with a history of developmental language disorder
Rates of diagnosis of autism have risen since 1980, raising the question of whether some children who previously had other diagnoses are now being diagnosed with autism. We applied contemporary diagnostic criteria for autism to adults with a history of developmental language disorder, to discover whether diagnostic substitution has taken place. A total of 38 adults (aged 15-31 y; 31 males, seven females) who had participated in studies of developmental language disorder during childhood were ...Expand abstract
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- Citation: Bishop, D. V. M. et al. (2008). 'Autism and diagnostic substitution: evidence from a study of adults with a history of developmental language disorder', Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 50(5), 341–345. [The definitive version of the article is available at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1469-8749.2008.02057.x/abstract]. © 2008 D. V. M. Bishop et al. The full-text of this article is not available in ORA, but you may be able to access the article via the publisher copy link on this record page.
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