Depression in Young Adults with Aspergers: Elusive, but Common

Depressions in Young Adults with Autism: Elusive, but CommonDoctoral student Tove LugnegÄrd has shown in her thesis published earlier this year that mood disorders and anxiety disorders are very common among young adults with Asperger syndrome. Despite this, there has been little research into this issue.

People with Asperger’s or autism may face increased stress, greater difficulty with relationships, difficulty managing their own emotions, and often fewer skills for dealing with these problems. Continue reading