Advances in Autism: Volume 4 Issue 2

Improving international health outcomes in health, education and social aspects of care


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A phenomenological approach to diagnosing psychosis in autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disability: a case series

Rahul Rai, Samuel Tromans, Chaya Kapugama, Verity Chester, Ignatius Gunaratna, Peter Langdon, Regi T. Alexander

The diagnosis of psychosis in individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) poses a unique clinical challenge. The presence of intellectual disability (ID) further complicates…

Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) scores in males and females diagnosed with autism: a naturalistic study

Marios Adamou, Maria Johnson, Bronwen Alty

Many tools are available for assessing autism in an adult population; however, few have been studied for the effects of gender on diagnostic scores. The purpose of this paper is…

A pilot study on combining risperidone and pivotal response treatment on communication difficulties in children with autism spectrum disorder

Mohammad Rezaei, AliReza Moradi, Mehdi Tehrani-Doost, HamidReza Hassanabadi, Reza Khosrowabadi

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effects of combined risperidone (RIS) and pivotal response treatment (PRT) in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Chronic health and lifestyle problems for people diagnosed with autism in a student-led clinic

Barry Tolchard, Cynthia Stuhlmiller

People with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are at greater risk of developing chronic health and risky lifestyle problems. This is exaggerated further for people living in rural…

A preliminary evaluation of metacognitive beliefs in high functioning children with autism spectrum disorder

Breeanna Campbell, Michelle Curran, Raymond Inkpen, Mary Katsikitis, Lee Kannis-Dymand

Metacognitive beliefs and processes have been found to perpetuate anxiety and depression in youth and adults. However, the presence of metacognitive beliefs in children with…

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