Study: Girls with anorexia display certain autism traits

08/5/2013 | Reuters

In a U.K. study of 66 girls aged 12 to 18, five times more girls with anorexia had Autism Spectrum Quotient scores within the same range as people with autism, compared with typical teens. Anorexic girls also scored lower in empathy and had an above-average interest in systems and order, results similar to what is seen in those with autism. The study was published in the journal Molecular Autism.

View Full Article in:

Reuters

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Eastern Zone Sales Director
Regenesis Biomedical
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Director, Compliance - Health Plan Privacy & Security
Kaiser Permanente
Oakland, CA
Regulatory Counsel
Food and Drug Administration
Silver Spring, MD
Pharmacy Care Manager
National Association of Chain Drug Stores
Arlington, VA
Vice President, Commercial Markets
Meridian Health
Neptune, NJ