Tuesday, November 3, 2020

New study links autism traits and eating disorders in moms of autistic children

 A July 2020 study in the journal Autism Research found that mothers with eating disorders and a child with autism showed more autistic traits than mothers without an eating disorder, leading researchers to suggest that overlap between disordered eating and autism could contribute to underdiagnosis of autism in females. 

Read more here at Autism Speaks.