Empathy Measurement in Autistic and Nonautistic Adults: A COSMIN Systematic Literature Review

  title={Empathy Measurement in Autistic and Nonautistic Adults: A COSMIN Systematic Literature Review},
  author={Jessica L Harrison and Charlotte Brownlow and Michael J Ireland and Adina M Piovesana},
  pages={332 - 350}
Empathy is essential for social functioning and is relevant to a host of clinical conditions. This COSMIN review evaluated the empirical support for empathy self-report measures used with autistic and nonautistic adults. Given autism is characterized by social differences, it is the subject of a substantial proportion of empathy research. Therefore, this review uses autism as a lens through which to scrutinize the psychometric quality of empathy measures. Of the 19 measures identified, five… 

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