Resumen de las recomendaciones NICE | 30 JUL 12

Autismo: ¿cómo identificarlo en el paciente adulto?

El autismo se caracteriza por dificultades en la interacción y en la comunicación social, conductas repetitivas y estereotipadas e intereses limitados. La falta de diagnóstico en los adultos conduce a tratamientos inadecuados y derivaciones repetidas.
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Autor/a: Dres. Pilling S, Baron-Cohen S, Megnin-Viggars O BMJ 2012;344:e4082doi:10.1136/bmj.e4082
INDICE:  1. Artículo | 2. Bibliografía
Bibliografía

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