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The corona crisis is having an enormous impact on adults who have autism. This means that they are suffering from far more anxiety and depression symptoms than is normally the case. This is a cause for concern according to researchers at Ghent University (UGent). That’s their conclusion, based on a major study into the effects of the current COVID-19 pandemic on the daily life and psychological well-being of adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

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Author profile picture Arnoud Cornelissen has for many years been writing about science and technology in, among others, various Dutch newspapers.