publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

Behavioural and cognitive sex/gender differences in autism spectrum condition and typically developing males and females.

Laura Hull; William Mandy; KV Petrides;
Open Access English
  • Published: 14 Dec 2016
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications (UK and US)
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Studies assessing sex/gender differences in autism spectrum conditions often fail to include typically developing control groups. It is, therefore, unclear whether observed sex/gender differences reflect those found in the general population or are particular to autism spectrum conditions. A systematic search identified articles comparing behavioural and cognitive characteristics in males and females with and without an autism spectrum condition diagnosis. A total of 13 studies were included in meta-analyses of sex/gender differences in core autism spectrum condition symptoms (social/communication impairments and restricted/repetitive behaviours and interests) a...
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Medical Subject Headings: mental disordersbehavioral disciplines and activities
free text keywords: Autism spectrum conditions, diagnosis, gender differences, sex differences, Intelligence quotient, Qualitative research, Cognition, Psychiatry, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Developmental psychology, Meta-analysis, Autism, medicine.disease, Psychology, Systematic search, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Statistical analysis
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

Behavioural and cognitive sex/gender differences in autism spectrum condition and typically developing males and females.

Laura Hull; William Mandy; KV Petrides;