‘Loneliness and isolation are probably the main issues. We know that families are very important for people with mental health problems.’ Photograph: iStock

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Dr Stephen McWilliams: ‘We have heard worrisome and spurious claims before in relation to the causes of autism and, if we learn anything from experience, all published research needs to be treated with caution and is often best contextualised by an expert’. Illustration: Thinkstock

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