Review of gender differences in core symptomatology in autism spectrum disorders

  title={Review of gender differences in core symptomatology in autism spectrum disorders},
  author={Tessa T. Rivet and J. Matson},
  journal={Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders},
  • Tessa T. Rivet, J. Matson
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology
  • Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • A preponderance of males with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) has been evident since the initial writings on the topic. This male predominance has consistently emerged in all ASD research to date in epidemiological as well as clinical populations. Despite this long recognized gender disparity in ASD, surprisingly there is a paucity of research addressing gender as it relates to core ASD symptom presentation. Gender differences may manifest with regard to symptom domains, severity, breadth, and… CONTINUE READING
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