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Autism and Addiction – Two Words That Go Together a Lot More Often Than You Might Think

Citation
Browne T (2019) Autism and Addiction – Two Words That Go Together a Lot More Often Than You Might Think. The Cosmic Shambles Network [Blog Post] 14.06.2019. https://cosmicshambles.com/words/blogs/notes/autism-and-addiction

Abstract
A population-based study in 2017 tried to establish the rate of substance use disorders in autistic adults. The Danish study of almost 27 000 people documented a doubled risk of alcohol and substance use-related problems among the autistic population when compared to the general population. But why?

Keywords
Autism; Autistic Adults; Addiction; Substance Use Disorders; Alcohol

Type of mediaBlog Post
StatusPublished
Author(s)Browne, Tania
Publication date14/06/2019
Publisher URLhttps://cosmicshambles.com/…sm-and-addiction
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