Quality of life in adolescents with autism spectrum disorders: reliability and validity of self-reports.

@article{Shipman2011QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life in adolescents with autism spectrum disorders: reliability and validity of self-reports.},
  author={Deborah L Shipman and Radley Christopher Sheldrick and Ellen C. Perrin},
  journal={Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={85-9}
}
PURPOSE This study examined the reliability and validity of self-reported quality of life (QoL) among adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) but without mental retardation (IQ >70) using a validated QoL measure, Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory. Secondarily, the self-reported QoL of adolescents with ASDs was compared with published normative data. METHODS Thirty-nine adolescents with ASDs and their parents completed a QoL instrument and brief measures of psychosocial distress… CONTINUE READING
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