Low Intelligence, Repetitive Actions Tied to Self-injury in Autism

March 07, 2018


Maine Behavioral Healthcare | All News

People with autism who are admitted to the hospital for self-injury tend to have low intelligence quotients (IQs) and severe repetitive behaviors, according to a new study. Lead Investigator Matthew Siegel, MD, Vice President of Medical Affairs for Developmental Disorder Services at Maine Behavioral Healthcare, is cited in this article by Brianna Abbott of Spectrum News.

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