Brigitte Chamak

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  1. doi request reprint Changes in the diagnosis of autism: how parents and professionals act and react in france
    B Chamak
    CERMES3, INSERM U988, CNRS UMR 8211, EHESS, Paris Descartes University, 45 Rue des Saints Peres, 75270, Paris Cedex 06, France
    Cult Med Psychiatry 37:405-26. 2013
  2. doi request reprint [Autism: overestimation of the genetic origins]
    Brigitte Chamak
    Centre de recherche médecine, Sciences, santé, santé mentale et société, Universite Paris Descartes, Paris Cedex 06, France
    Med Sci (Paris) 26:659-62. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The autism diagnostic experiences of French parents
    Brigitte Chamak
    Université Paris Descartes and INSERM, Universite Paris Descartes, France
    Autism 15:83-97. 2011
  4. doi request reprint What can we learn about autism from autistic persons?
    Brigitte Chamak
    INSERM, U 611, CNRS, UMR 8136, Universite Paris Descartes, CESAMES Centre de Recherche Psychotropes, santé mentale, Paris, France
    Psychother Psychosom 77:271-9. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Autism and social movements: French parents' associations and international autistic individuals' organisations
    Brigitte Chamak
    CESAMES, Universite Paris Descartes, 75270 Paris cedex 0, France
    Sociol Health Illn 30:76-96. 2008

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  1. doi request reprint Changes in the diagnosis of autism: how parents and professionals act and react in france
    B Chamak
    CERMES3, INSERM U988, CNRS UMR 8211, EHESS, Paris Descartes University, 45 Rue des Saints Peres, 75270, Paris Cedex 06, France
    Cult Med Psychiatry 37:405-26. 2013
    ..The interactions between changes in the diagnostic process, policy, and parental experiences have led to changes in the way autism is defined, understood, and experienced. ..
  2. doi request reprint [Autism: overestimation of the genetic origins]
    Brigitte Chamak
    Centre de recherche médecine, Sciences, santé, santé mentale et société, Universite Paris Descartes, Paris Cedex 06, France
    Med Sci (Paris) 26:659-62. 2010
    ..Indeed, if being a twin is a risk factor for autism, then there may be an upwards bias in estimates of the genetic contribution to autism, and the intrauterine environment, including competition for nutrients, has been neglected...
  3. doi request reprint The autism diagnostic experiences of French parents
    Brigitte Chamak
    Université Paris Descartes and INSERM, Universite Paris Descartes, France
    Autism 15:83-97. 2011
    ..Regarding the way the diagnosis was announced, 63% of the parents of children with autism and 93% of the parents of adults with autism were dissatisfied. We discuss the parents' reactions and the changes in the diagnostic process...
  4. doi request reprint What can we learn about autism from autistic persons?
    Brigitte Chamak
    INSERM, U 611, CNRS, UMR 8136, Universite Paris Descartes, CESAMES Centre de Recherche Psychotropes, santé mentale, Paris, France
    Psychother Psychosom 77:271-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to highlight their personal experiences, and to compare them to scientific and medical knowledge and representations...
  5. doi request reprint Autism and social movements: French parents' associations and international autistic individuals' organisations
    Brigitte Chamak
    CESAMES, Universite Paris Descartes, 75270 Paris cedex 0, France
    Sociol Health Illn 30:76-96. 2008
    ..If the disability movement is considered as the latest generation of social movements, the action of autistic persons can be viewed as the latest generation of the disability movements...