Module introduction

By the end of this module, we hope you will:


  • understand the presentation, prevalence and comorbidity of autism spectrum disorders in the adult population and how autism overlaps with other mental disorders


  • know the process of assessment of autism in adult patients and the various tools used to aid the diagnosis of complex cases


  • understand the national guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of autism in the adult population.


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