More Parkinsonism Features Found in Older Autistic Adults

More Parkinsonism Features Found in Older Autistic Adults

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More Parkinsonism Features Found in Older Autistic Adults

Middle-aged and older autistic adults with no intellectual disabilities reported more prevalent Parkinson’s disease-like features — referred to as parkinsonism — compared with the general population, a study found. These findings provide important knowledge about aging disorders such as Parkinson’s among older people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to researchers, who note there is scant such data currently available. “The key conclusion of this study is that self-reported parkinsonism features are prevalent in middle…

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