Prevalence of behavioural and emotional problems in children with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders.

@article{Ooi2011PrevalenceOB,
  title={Prevalence of behavioural and emotional problems in children with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders.},
  author={Yoon Phaik Ooi and Ze Tan and Cui Xi Lim and Tze Jui Goh and Min Sung},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry},
  year={2011},
  volume={45 5},
  pages={370-5}
}
OBJECTIVE The goal of the present study was to examine the prevalence of behavioural and emotional problems among children with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders (ASD). METHOD Archival data from a total of 71 children (Mage = 10.24, SD = 2.91) diagnosed by their clinicians to have high-functioning ASD were obtained. Information on demographics and behavioural and emotional problems from the Child Behavioural Checklist (CBCL) were entered. RESULTS We found that between 72% and 86… CONTINUE READING