Adults and children with Asperger syndrome: Exploring adult attachment style, marital satisfaction and satisfaction with parenthood

@article{Lau2011AdultsAC,
  title={Adults and children with Asperger syndrome: Exploring adult attachment style, marital satisfaction and satisfaction with parenthood},
  author={W. P. Lau and C. Peterson},
  journal={Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders},
  year={2011},
  volume={5},
  pages={392-399}
}
  • W. P. Lau, C. Peterson
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology
  • Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Asperger syndrome (AS) is a disorder resembling autism in its problems with social interaction and cognitive flexibility. Today, a number of adults with AS marry and rear children. Yet there has been little research into the quality of their marital and parental relationships. This study explored romantic attachment style, marital satisfaction and parenthood satisfaction in 157 Australian men and women. There was a focal group 22 married adults with a clinically-confirmed AS diagnosis whose… CONTINUE READING
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