Sexuality and gender role in autism spectrum disorder: a case control study.

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Bejerot, Susanne; Eriksson, Jonna M.;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 1 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0087961, pmc: PMC3909328
  • Subject: Social and Behavioral Sciences | Research Article | Biology | Diagnostic Medicine | Neuroscience | Mental Health | Sexual and Gender Issues | Clinical Research Design | Sociology | Medicine | Health Care Policy | Psychiatry | Developmental and Pediatric Neurology | Q | R | Psychology | Developmental Psychology | Science | Developmental Neuroscience | Neurology | Case-Control Studies | Non-Clinical Medicine
    mesheuropmc: mental disorders

The ‘extreme male brain theory of autism’ describes an extreme male pattern of cognitive traits defined as strong systemising abilities paired with empathising weaknesses in autism spectrum disorder. However, beyond these cognitive traits, clinical observations have sug... View more
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