I mean, autistic patients have a special eating for protein deficiency, and they also have psychotherapy. So ,Is autism a mental illness or a physical illness?

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    What has your research so far shown you? – DoctorWhom Apr 4 '18 at 5:58
  • Nothing!!! !!!!!! – Να είστε αισιόδοξοι Apr 4 '18 at 11:28
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    I don't think there's a consensus on this question among those who treat autism. – Carey Gregory Apr 4 '18 at 18:02
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    And we need to also examine what is the point of answering the question? What would we gain by trying to answer it? Physical and mental illnesses are BOTH often successfully treated by combination of lifestyle, medication, and psychotherapy. The mind-body connection is exceedingly powerful in both directions, almost as if they were one and the same... – DoctorWhom Apr 5 '18 at 0:15
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    Also, StackExchange question standards require a bit of self-reading and attempts to answer the question before asking, and showing what you've found so far. If you have exhausted your searching, tell us what you tried. Either way, I'm not sure this question has an answer. – DoctorWhom Apr 5 '18 at 0:17

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