Brief Report: Cognitive Processing of Own Emotions in Individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorder and in Their Relatives

@article{Hill2004BriefRC,
  title={Brief Report: Cognitive Processing of Own Emotions in Individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorder and in Their Relatives},
  author={E. Hill and S. Berthoz and U. Frith},
  journal={Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders},
  year={2004},
  volume={34},
  pages={229-235}
}
Difficulties in the cognitive processing of emotions—including difficulties identifying and describing feelings—are assumed to be an integral part of autism. We studied such difficulties via self-report in 27 high-functioning adults with autistic spectrum disorders, their biological relatives (n = 49), and normal adult controls (n = 35), using the 20-item Toronto Alexithymia Scale and the Beck Depression Inventory. The individuals with autism spectrum disorders were significantly more impaired… Expand
Negative emotion does not enhance recall skills in adults with autistic spectrum disorders
Alexithymia in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Its Relationship to Internalising Difficulties, Sensory Modulation and Social Cognition
Managing an Autistic Heart
Mixed emotions: the contribution of alexithymia to the emotional symptoms of autism
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 33 REFERENCES
Affective disorders in people with autism: A review of published cases
Psychiatric disorders in the parents of autistic individuals.
Personality characteristics of parents of autistic children: a controlled study.
Autism, affective disorders, and social phobia.
The prevalence of 'alexithymic' characteristics in psychosomatic patients.
  • P. Sifneos
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychotherapy and psychosomatics
  • 1973
Do some cases of anorexia nervosa reflect underlying autistic-like conditions?
Exploring the cognitive phenotype of autism: weak "central coherence" in parents and siblings of children with autism: I. Experimental tests.
Psychometric Properties of the Observer Alexithymia Scale in a Clinical Sample
Recent Developments in Alexithymia Theory and Research
  • G. Taylor
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie
  • 2000
...
1
2
3
4
...