Sex and gender impacts on the behavioural presentation and recognition of autism.

  title={Sex and gender impacts on the behavioural presentation and recognition of autism.},
  author={Meng-Chuan Lai and Peter Szatmari},
  journal={Current Opinion in Psychiatry},
  • M. LaiP. Szatmari
  • Published 5 December 2019
  • Psychology, Biology
  • Current Opinion in Psychiatry
PURPOSE OF REVIEW With increasing awareness of potential differences of autism presentation in nonmale versus male individuals, this review summarizes the rapidly evolving literature on sex and gender impacts on autism across nosology, behavioural presentation, developmental change and contextual recognition biases. RECENT FINDINGS Most studies have not differentiated sex versus gender impacts. Regarding behavioural presentation, measurement invariance across sex/gender was found in several… 

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