publication . Other literature type . Article . 2019

The female phenotype of autism spectrum disorder: The 'camouflage' hypothesis

Allely, Sarah Clare;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jun 2019
  • Publisher: Zenodo
It is being increasingly recognised that females with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may exhibit superficial social skills which may help them to mask or hide their ASD symptomology. This ability can subsequently impact on the identification of the disorder. This ability to exhibit superficial social skills in order to mask ASD impairments is what is referred to as the ‘camouflage’ hypothesis. It is worth highlighting here that the capacity to ‘camouflage’ social impairments in social situations is increasingly recognised as being one of the key features of the female phenotype of ASD. This paper will explore some of the studies which have investigating camoufla...
Medical Subject Headings: behavioral disciplines and activitiesmental disordersgenetic structures
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Other literature type . 2019
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Article . 2019
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Other literature type . 2019
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