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Girls with social and/or attention impairments

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Title: Girls with social and/or attention impairments
Authors: Kopp, Svenny
Issue Date: 3-Sep-2010
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry
Parts of work: I. Kopp, S., and Gillberg, C. (1992). Girls with social deficits and learning problems: autism, atypical Asperger syndrome or a variant of these conditions. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 1, 89-99.

II. Kopp, S., Berg-Kelly, K., and Gillberg, C. (in press). Girls with social and/or attention deficits: a descriptive study of 100 clinic attenders. Journal of Attention Disorders, 2010 Sept; 14(2):167-81.

III. Kopp, S., Beckung, E., and Gillberg, C. (2010). Developmental coordination disorder and other motor control problems in girls with autism spectrum disorders and/or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 31, 350-361.

IV. Åsberg, J., Kopp, S., Berg-Kelly, K., and Gillberg, C. (2010). Reading comprehension, word decoding and spelling in girls with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD): performance and predictors. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 45, 61-71.

V. Kopp, S., and Gillberg, C. (2010). The Autism Spectrum Screening Questionnaire (ASSQ) - Revised Extended Version (ASSQ-REV): an instrument for better capturing the autism phenotype in girls? Manuscript submitted for publication.
Date of Defence: 2010-09-24
Disputation: Fredagen den 24 september 2010, kl.13.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
psychiatric comorbidity
Developmental Coordination Disorder
Reading/Writing Disorder (RWD)
school situation
Autism Spectrum Screening Questionnaire (ASSQ)
Abstract: Background: This study set out to increase knowledge about the clinical presentation, impairment level, associated problems, and screening/identification of girls coming to clinics with non-specified social and/or attention deficits. Material and methods: An in-depth case study of six girls presenting to clinicians with social deficits had showed that they all met criteria for autism, in spite of the fact that this diagnosis had not previously been considered. This led to the planning of a much ... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8153-5
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