Restricted and repetitive behaviors in autism spectrum disorders: a review of research in the last decade.

@article{Leekam2011RestrictedAR,
  title={Restricted and repetitive behaviors in autism spectrum disorders: a review of research in the last decade.},
  author={Susan R. Leekam and Margot Ruth Prior and Mirko Uljarevi{\'c}},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  year={2011},
  volume={137 4},
  pages={562-93}
}
Restricted and repetitive behaviors (RRBs) are a core feature of autism spectrum disorders. They constitute a major barrier to learning and social adaptation, but research on their definition, cause, and capacity for change has been relatively neglected. The last decade of research has brought new measurement techniques that have improved the description of RRBs. Research has also identified distinctive subtypes of RRBs in autism spectrum disorders. Research on potential causal origins and… CONTINUE READING