- Changes in the diagnosis of autism: how parents and professionals act and react in france
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. ..
- [Autism: overestimation of the genetic origins]
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...
- The autism diagnostic experiences of French parents
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...
- What can we learn about autism from autistic persons?
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...
- Autism and social movements: French parents' associations and international autistic individuals' organisations
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...