Reconsidering autistic ‘camouflaging’ as transactional impression management

@article{Ai2022ReconsideringA,
  title={Reconsidering autistic ‘camouflaging’ as transactional impression management},
  author={Weining Ai and William A. Cunningham and Meng-Chuan Lai},
  journal={Trends in Cognitive Sciences},
  year={2022},
  volume={26},
  pages={631-645}
}
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A comparison of methods for measuring camouflaging in autism.

  • B. HannonW. MandyLaura Hull
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Autism research : official journal of the International Society for Autism Research
  • 2022
A parent-report version of the Camouflaging Autistic Traits Questionnaire (CAT-Q) was created and evaluated its concurrent validity in autistic young people by examining associations with the self-report CAT-Q and a discrepancy measure.

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