Autism Diagnostic Interview – Revised

The Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R) is a structured interview with a parent or caregiver to obtain the developmental history and current behaviours of an individual aged 2 or above. The interview comprises 93 items that aid in the diagnosis of autism, planning treatment and distinguishing autism from other developmental conditions. Administered by a medical professional, the ADI-R focuses on three domains; language/communication, reciprocal social interactions and restricted, repetitive and stereotyped behaviours and interests.

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Alternative name
Autism Diagnostic Interview

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First used: 13 October 2021

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Autism spectrum disorders are believed to affect 1 in 160 children globally. At present, there are no FDA-approved treatments for autistic adults. There has been little research to date regarding the use of psychedelics to treat autism spectrum disorders, however, one trial using MDMA yielded promising results.

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