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Autism spectrum disorders - first indicators and school age outcome

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Title: Autism spectrum disorders - first indicators and school age outcome
Authors: Barnevik Olsson, Martina
Issue Date: 10-Feb-2016
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry
Parts of work: I. Barnevik Olsson M et al. Autism before diagnosis: crying, feeding and sleeping problems in the first two years of life. Acta Paediatrica 2013;102:635–39

II. Barnevik Olsson M, Lundström S, Westerlund J, Giacobini MB, Gillberg C, Fernell E. Preschool to school in autism: neuropsychiatric problems 8 years after diagnosis at 3 years of age. Manuscript

III. Barnevik Olsson M, Holm A, Westerlund J, Hedvall Å, Gillberg C, Fernell E. Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder of below average IQ: developmental trajectories from 3 to 11 years of age. Submitted

IV. Barnevik Olsson M et al. ”Recovery” from the diagnosis of autism – and then? Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment 2015;11:999-1005

Date of Defence: 2016-03-18
Disputation: Fredagen den 18 mars 2016, kl 13:00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Autism spectrum disorder
autistic traits
neurodevelopmental disorders
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
language impairment
regulatory problems
adaptive behavior
borderline intellectual functioning
intellectual disability
Autism Plus
Abstract: Background: Studies of early indicators, diagnostic stability and outcome at mid-school age in children referred early in life for a suspected autism spectrum disorder (asd) have been few. Aims: To examine early indicators of asd and eight-year stability of asd diagnoses, comorbidity, cognitive levels and overall clinical profiles, in children diagnosed with asd in preschool age after receiving early intervention. Methods: A community-based cohort of 208 preschool children with asd were fol... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9712-3 (PRINT)
978-91-628-9713-0 (PDF)
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