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The Mental Health of Young People in Australia: Key Findings from the Child and Adolescent Component of the National Survey of Mental Health and Well-Being
Objective: To identify the prevalence of three mental disorders (Depressive Disorder, Conduct Disorder and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder), the prevalence of mental health problems, theExpand
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Restricted and repetitive behaviors in autism spectrum disorders: a review of research in the last decade.
Restricted and repetitive behaviors (RRBs) are a core feature of autism spectrum disorders. They constitute a major barrier to learning and social adaptation, but research on their definition, cause,Expand
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Comparison of clinical symptoms in autism and Asperger's disorder.
OBJECTIVE To determine what clinical symptoms clinicians have been using to distinguish between Asperger's disorder (AsD) and autistic disorder (AD). METHOD Parents of children and adolescents withExpand
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Comparison of Asperger syndrome and high-functioning autistic children on a Test of Motor Impairment
Compared the motor impairment levels of Asperger syndrome and high functioning autistic children using a standardized test, the Test of Motor Impairment-Henderson Revision. The two groups did notExpand
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Predicting Language Outcomes at 4 Years of Age: Findings From Early Language in Victoria Study
OBJECTIVE: To quantify the contributions of child, family, and environmental predictors to language ability at 4 years. METHODS: A longitudinal study was performed with a sample of 1910 infantsExpand
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Predicting Stuttering Onset by the Age of 3 Years: A Prospective, Community Cohort Study
OBJECTIVES. Our goals were to document (1) the onset of stuttering and (2) whether specific child, family, or environmental factors predict stuttering onset in children aged up to 3 years. METHODS.Expand
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The sleep/wake rhythm in children with autism
The sleep patterns of two groups of children with autism, one with moderate to severe intellectual handicap, and one with mild handicap to normal IQ level, were compared with those of childrenExpand
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Relations among restricted and repetitive behaviors, anxiety and sensory features in children with autism spectrum disorders
The purpose of this study was to explore how atypical reactions to sensory stimuli contribute to the relation between restricted and repetitive behaviors and anxiety in children with autism spectrumExpand
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Childhood temperament.
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  • Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and…
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The reach-to-grasp movement in children with autism spectrum disorder.
Autism is associated with a wide and complex array of neurobehavioural symptoms. Examination of the motor system offers a particularly appealing method for studying autism by providing informationExpand
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