Brief Report: Female-To-Male Transsexual People and Autistic Traits

@article{Jones2012BriefRF,
  title={Brief Report: Female-To-Male Transsexual People and Autistic Traits},
  author={Rebecca M. Jones and Sally J. Wheelwright and Krista Farrell and Emma Martin and Richard Green and Domenico di Ceglie and Simon Baron-Cohen},
  journal={Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders},
  year={2012},
  volume={42},
  pages={301-306}
}
The ‘extreme male brain’ theory suggests females with Autism Spectrum Conditions are hyper-masculinized in certain aspects of behavior. We predicted that females with Gender Identity Disorder (who are masculinized) would have elevated Autism Spectrum Quotient (AQ) scores. AQ scores from five groups were compared: (1) n = 61 transmen (female-to-male transsexual people); (2) n = 198 transwomen (male-to-female transsexual people); (3) n = 76 typical males; (4) n = 98 typical females; and (5) n… Expand
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