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Is it possible I have autism?

Is it possible I have autism? Does it affect moods as well? I was in the middle of being tested for it but the psychotherapist has left.

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Completely possible
It’s a common comorbidity for want of a better word
I am
My psychiatrist tested me

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i got autism and sz, it’s totally possible.

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Aren’t people diagnosed with Sz more likely to have autism?

I may be wrong.

Defo worth checking out if you think it may help you in some way

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My Daughters Autistic - and i blame my schizophrenic genes. Got no sources to back it up - but i feel guilty i inflicted it on her :frowning:

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It took 45 years from first seeing a pdoc for mental health problem to get an Asperger’s dx. It only happened because I moved near my stepdaughter , and saw a less blinkered and more intelligent pdoc . It’s not unusual for those later found to be on the spectrum to have been treated in a negative manner by mental health services .

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I’d make sure they check. It can be useful as an adult to identify this if present so you can try and get better at things.

I was diagnosed when I was 32, and it wasn’t pick up until I started psychology sessions and the therapist booked me for an assessment

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