Impaired sustained attention , focused attention , and vigilance in youths with autistic disorder and Asperger ’ s disorder

@inproceedings{Chien2015ImpairedSA,
  title={Impaired sustained attention , focused attention , and vigilance in youths with autistic disorder and Asperger ’ s disorder},
  author={Y E Chien and Susan Shur-Fen Gau and Yen-Nan Chiu and Wen-Che Tsai and C C Shang and Yu-Yu Wuc},
  year={2015}
}
The study compared the attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) related clinical symptoms and a wide-ranging attention performance in 216 youths with autistic disorder (autism), 138 youths with Asperger’s disorder (AD) and 255 typically-developing youths. The diagnosis of autism and AD were made based on the clinical assessments according to the DSM-IV criteria and confirmed by the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised. All the participants were assessed with the Conners’ Continuous… CONTINUE READING