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Cassidy S. A. et al. Measurement properties of tools used to assess depression in adults with and without autism spectrum conditions: A systematic review. Autism Research. Read Abstract Read Full
Chandrasekhar T., Sikich L. (2015) Challenges in the diagnosis and treatment of depression in autism spectrum disorders across the lifespan. Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience. Read Abstract Read Full
Ghaziuddin M., Ghaziuddin N., Greden J. (2002) Depression in persons with autism: Implications for research and clinical care. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 32(4), Read Abstract
Lainhart J., Folstein S. E. (1994) Affective disorders in people with autism: a review of published cases. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 24(5), Read Abstract
Matson J. L., Williams L. W. (2014) Depression and mood disorders among persons with autism spectrum disorders. Research in Developmental Disabilities. 35(9), Read Abstract