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Drinking, Drug Use and Addiction in the Autism Community
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Main description:

What is the connection between autism and addiction? Why are individuals with autism more likely to develop a substance use disorder than the general population?Until recently, substance use disorder (SUD) was considered rare among those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This book brings together current research and personal accounts from individuals with autism and their supports. It explores why addiction is more common among individuals with ASD and investigates how addiction and autism affect one another. The authors also provide strategies for supporting people with both ASD and SUD.


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1. Autism and Substance Abuse and Addiction: A Brief Overview. 2. Using Substances to Cope. 3. Behavioral Connections between Autism Spectrum Diagnosis and Addiction. 4. Genetic Predispositions and Connections. 5. Late Diagnosis and its Connection to Substance Use. 6. What's Wrong with Self Medication? 7. Screening, Treatment and Prevention. 8. Conclusion.


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ISBN-13: 9781785927492
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication date: October, 2017
Pages: 192
Weight: 571g
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Subcategories: Addictions and Therapy, Psychiatry

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