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JoelFan
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23 Jan 2016, 8:48 pm

Hey Gang, I was wondering exactly how common it is for those on the spectrum to also have Anxiety and/or depression issues? I'm currently taking something for my Anxiety which doubles as an anti-depressant somebody asked me if depression and/or anxiety was more prevalent for those whom have Autism or Aspergers to which I said I dunno which honestly I dunno if it's more common for us vs the nerotypical person.

If anybody knows for sure please reply

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23 Jan 2016, 9:20 pm

Anecdotally, anxiety seems to be very common with Aspergers. I would say depression is quite common as well.



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23 Jan 2016, 9:44 pm

It's very common to have comorbid depression and anxiety disorders with ASD.