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.
It’s a common comorbidity for want of a better word
My psychiatrist tested me
i got autism and sz, it’s totally possible.
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
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
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 .
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