The rise in ASD seen in Sweden can be explained by external factors rather than an increase in symptoms


Pettersson2018 - Genetic influences on eight psychiatric disorders based on family data of 4 408 646 full and half-siblings, and genetic data of 333 748 cases and controls

Risk factors

Zhang2019 - Association of Cesarean Delivery With Risk of Neurodevelopmental and Psychiatric Disorders in the Offspring, A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Zhang2021 - Assessment of Cesarean Delivery and Neurodevelopmental and Psychiatric Disorders in the Children of a Population-Based Swedish Birth Cohort


Distinguishing ASD and OCD

McDougle1995 - A case-controlled study of repetitive thoughts and behavior in adults with autistic disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder

Russell2005 - Obsessions and compulsions in autistic-spectrum disorders

Wakabayashi2012 - Do the traits of autism-spectrum overlap with those of schizophrenia or obsessive-compulsive disorder in the general population


Spain2015 - Cognitive behaviour therapy for adults with autism spectrum disorders and psychiatric co-morbidity - A review

Weston2016 - Effectiveness of cognitive behavioural therapy with people who have autistic spectrum disorders - A systematic review and meta-analysis


Flygare2020 - Adapted cognitive behavior therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder with co-occurring autism spectrum disorder, A clinical effectiveness study

Russell2009 - Psychological treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder in people with autism spectrum disorders - a pilot study

Russell2013 - Cognitive behavior therapy for comorbid obsessive-compulsive disorder in high-functioning autism spectrum disorders - a randomized controlled trial

Neil2014 - Assessment and Treatment of Obsessions and Compulsions in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders - a Systematic Review

Murray2015 - Outcomes of cognitive behaviour therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder in young people with and without autism spectrum disorders A case controlled study


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