Autism spectrum and attention – deficit disorders in girls. Some neuropsychological aspects

@article{Nydn2000AutismSA,
  title={Autism spectrum and attention – deficit disorders in girls. Some neuropsychological aspects},
  author={Agneta Nyd{\'e}n and Erland Hjelmquist and Ch. Gillberg},
  journal={European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry},
  year={2000},
  volume={9},
  pages={180-185}
}
 This study compared the neuropsychological test profiles of non-mentally retarded girls and boys consecutively referred to a neuropsychiatric clinic and those of contrast cases of girls from mainstream classrooms of one Göteborg school district. To avoid overreliance on the male prototype with regard to diagnostic criteria the clinical group comprised a mixed sample of girls and boys without diagnostic subgrouping. Clinic girls had a lower IQ than comparison girls. Girls were more impaired… CONTINUE READING

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