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Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138


The overarching aim of the study is to characterize children and adults with ASDs, and compare them with age-matched controls in relation to their functioning in family, academic, employment, and social spheres. Subjects will be comprehensively assessed in multiple non-overlapping domains of functioning, using psychiatric, cognitive, and psychosocial instruments.


Inclusion Criteria: - Age: 6-60 years old - For subjects who have ASD: Meet DSM-IV PDD criteria based on clinical assessment including PDD module of structured interview - For subjects who have ASD: One parent/guardian available for interviews about each subject. If a parent or guardian is not available, a reliable adult reporter identified by the subject available for an interview - Full-scale IQ of above 80 Exclusion Criteria: - Major sensorimotor handicaps (e.g. deafness, blindness) - Any severely unstable psychiatric conditions including the following: psychosis, suicidality, bipolar disorder, substance use disorders (alcohol or drugs) that would require in-patient hospitalization. - Inadequate command of the English language.



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Joseph Biederman, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

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Location Contact:

Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 09, 2019

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