Autism Spectrum Traits in Adults Affect Mental Health Status via Early Maladaptive Schemas

  title={Autism Spectrum Traits in Adults Affect Mental Health Status via Early Maladaptive Schemas},
  author={Fumiyo and Oshima and Hirofumi and Nishinaka and Kazunori and Iwasa and Eiji and Shimizu},
  journal={Journal of Psychology Research},
  • FumiyoOshima Shimizu
  • Published 28 May 2014
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Psychology Research
EMSs (early maladaptive schemas) may influence general health status and the development and maintenance of some psychiatric disorders. This study investigated whether early maladaptive schemas act as a mediator in the relationship between autistic traits and general health status in non-clinical adults. A cross-sectional questionnaire-based study was used. The AQ (Autism-Spectrum Quotient), YSQ (Young Schema Questionnaire), and GHQ (General Health Questionnaire) were administered to a non… 

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