Health - HEALTH NEWS - CHILDREN WITH AUTISTIC TRAITS MORE LIKELY TO DEVELOP AN EATING DISORDER, SUGGESTS STUDY
11/07/2020 @ 18h18
Researchers at University College London (UCL) found that children who displayed more autistic traits aged seven were 24 per cent more likely than their peers to have weekly disordered eating behaviours at age 14.
Previous research had suggested that autism and eating disorders can occur together. However, it was unclear whether these traits result from or appear before behavioural signs of eating disorders. Read more HERE.
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