- Psychological approaches to chronic catatonia-like deterioration in autism spectrum disorders
Leading Edge Psychology, Purley CR8 2EA, United Kingdom
Int Rev Neurobiol 72:245-64. 2006
..Advice is given on management of specific problems such as incontinence, freezing in postures, eating problems, and episodes of excitement...
- The Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders: background, inter-rater reliability and clinical use
Centre for Social and Communication Disorders, Bromley, Kent, UK
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:307-25. 2002
- Reflections on opening Pandora's box
National Autistic Society Centre for Social and Communication Disorders, Elliot House, 113 Masons Hill, Bromley, Kent, BR2 9HT, UK
J Autism Dev Disord 35:197-203. 2005
..There has been a growth of specialist services but many more are needed. Describing and naming the syndrome has had mainly positive effects...
- Chronicity of challenging behaviours in people with severe intellectual disabilities and/or autism: a total population sample
Glynis H Murphy
Tizard Centre, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT 2 7LZ Kent, UK
J Autism Dev Disord 35:405-18. 2005
..Abnormal behaviour at time 2 was predicted by the presence of abnormal behaviour at time 1, poor expressive language at time 1, poor quality of social interaction at time 1 and a diagnosis of autism/autistic continuum at time 1...
- Describing the sensory abnormalities of children and adults with autism
Susan R Leekam
Department of Psychology, Science Laboratories, University of Durham, South Road, Durham, UK
J Autism Dev Disord 37:894-910. 2007
..Age and IQ level affects some sensory symptoms however. Clinical and research implications are discussed...
- The epidemiology of autistic spectrum disorders: is the prevalence rising?
Centre for Social and Communication Disorders, Elliot House, Bromley, Kent, United Kingdom
Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 8:151-61. 2002
..Whether there is also a genuine rise in incidence remains an open question...
- A systematic examination of catatonia-like clinical pictures in autism spectrum disorders
Centre for Social and Communication Disorders, Bromley, Kent BR2 9HT, United Kingdom
Int Rev Neurobiol 72:21-39. 2006
..No clear relationship was found between a history of catatonia-like features, singly or combined, and catatonia-like deterioration. The findings pose questions for future research...
- Autism spectrum disorders in the DSM-V: better or worse than the DSM-IV?
The NAS Lorna Wing Centre for Autism, Elliot House, 113 Masons Hill, Bromley, Kent BR2 9HT, UK
Res Dev Disabil 32:768-73. 2011
..We conclude that a number of changes need to be made in order that the DSM-V-criteria might be used reliably and validly in clinical practice and research...
- The spectrum of autistic disorders
National Autistic Society Centre for Social and Communication Disorders, Bromley, Kent BR2 9HT
Hosp Med 65:542-5. 2004
- The Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders: algorithms for ICD-10 childhood autism and Wing and Gould autistic spectrum disorder
Susan R Leekam
Department of Psychology, University of Durham, UK
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 43:327-42. 2002
..In addition to its primary clinical purpose of helping the clinician to obtain a developmental history and description of the child or adult concerned, it can also be used to assist in providing a formal diagnostic category...
- Letter to the Editor: Comment on "The Adult Asperger Assessment (AAA): a diagnostic method", Simon Baron-Cohen, Sally Wheelwright, Janine Robinson and Marc Woodbury-Smith, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders Vol 35(6)
J Autism Dev Disord 36:1141-2. 2006
- Blueprints for the assessment, treatment, and future study of catatonia in autism spectrum disorders
Dirk Marcel Dhossche
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of Mississippi Medical Center Jackson, Mississippi 39216, USA
Int Rev Neurobiol 72:267-84. 2006
..Finally, the role of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) dysfunction in autism, catatonia, and abnormal stress responses in these disorders should be further assessed...
- The past decade
Gary B Mesibov
Autism 10:7-10. 2006
- Changes in social impairment for people with intellectual disabilities: a follow-up of the Camberwell cohort
Tizard Centre University of Kent at Canterbury, UK
J Autism Dev Disord 32:195-206. 2002
..e., people who were passive at Time 1, were aloof at Time 2). Implications of these results and predictions for a further follow-up study are discussed...
- Long-term outcome for people with severe intellectual disabilities: impact of social impairment
University of Kent at Canterbury, Tizard Centre, Kent CT2 7LZ
Am J Ment Retard 110:1-12. 2005
..Higher IQ at Time 1 and lower challenging behavior were also predictive of better outcome. An in-depth look at social impairment revealed that social impairment remained stable over time...