Autistic features in a total population of 7-9-year-old children assessed by the ASSQ (Autism Spectrum Screening Questionnaire).

@article{Posserud2006AutisticFI,
  title={Autistic features in a total population of 7-9-year-old children assessed by the ASSQ (Autism Spectrum Screening Questionnaire).},
  author={M. Posserud and Astri J. Lundervold and Christopher G Gillberg},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={2006},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={167-75}
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence of autism is reported to be on the rise worldwide. Change of diagnostic criteria and a broadening of the concept of autism have been mentioned as contributing factors. Further studies of general populations are needed. The present study assessed the distribution of autistic features in a total population of children 7-9 years of age, and explored the impact of age, gender, informant, and participation bias on symptom report. METHODS Teacher and parent forms of the… CONTINUE READING
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