On the Issue of Comorbidity in Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Abstract

The phenomenon of comorbidity in autism spectrum disorders is considered as one of the factors underlying the expressed polymorphism of the clinic of autism. According to author’s research, among 628 children with severe multiple developmental disorders, the incidence of autistic disorders was significantly higher (40—50%) than the population’s average (1%, World Health Organization data). The variations of the interrelations of autism and comorbid disorders are highlighted, the possibilities of usage the obtained data for implementation of differentiated approach to support with autism are considered

General Information

Keywords: autism, autism spectrum disorders, comorbidity, interrelations of autism and comorbid disorders, differentiated approach to support

Journal rubric: Expert opinion

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/autdd.2018160201

For citation: Morozov S.A. On the Issue of Comorbidity in Autism Spectrum Disorders . Autizm i narusheniya razvitiya = Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2018. Vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 3–8. DOI: 10.17759/autdd.2018160201. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Sergey A. Morozov, PhD in Biology, Leading scientific worker of the Centre for Socialization and Personalization of Children Education, Federal Institute of Education Development of Presidential Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7354-2711, e-mail: morozov-ca@mail.ru

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