Measuring anxiety as a treatment endpoint in youth with autism spectrum disorder.

@article{Lecavalier2014MeasuringAA,
  title={Measuring anxiety as a treatment endpoint in youth with autism spectrum disorder.},
  author={Luc Lecavalier and Jeffrey J. Wood and Alycia K. Halladay and Nancy E Jones and Michael G. Aman and Edwin H. Cook and Benjamin L. Handen and Bryan H. King and Deborah A. Pearson and Victoria Hallett and Katherine Anne Sullivan and Sabrina Nicole Grondhuis and Somer Bishop and Joseph P Horrigan and Geraldine Dawson and Lawrence Scahill},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  year={2014},
  volume={44 5},
  pages={
          1128-43
        }
}
Despite the high rate of anxiety in individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), measuring anxiety in ASD is fraught with uncertainty. This is due, in part, to incomplete consensus on the manifestations of anxiety in this population. Autism Speaks assembled a panel of experts to conduct a systematic review of available measures for anxiety in youth with ASD. To complete the review, the panel held monthly conference calls and two face-to-face meetings over a fourteen-month period. Thirty… CONTINUE READING
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