Autism epidemic challenged by UK research

…more and more research hints that some if not all of the increase in autism may be due to changes in how, and how often, the disorder is diagnosed. Kids who used to be classified as mentally retarded or just plain eccentric, for instance, might now get an autism-spectrum label instead.

“That simply means more people are coming forth and being recognized,” Brugha told Reuters Health.

The researchers used data from the third national Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey, which was carried out in the UK in 2007.

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So now they’ll claim that vaccines cause mis-diagnoses.