Social needs in daily life in adults with Pervasive Developmental Disorders

  title={Social needs in daily life in adults with Pervasive Developmental Disorders},
  author={Anouk Hintzen and Philippe Delespaul and Jim van Os and Inez Myin-Germeys},
  journal={Psychiatry Research},
Characterizing daily-life social interactions in adolescents and young adults with neurodevelopmental disorders: a comparison between individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and 22q11.2 deletion syndrome
Background: Social impairments are common features of several neurodevelopmental conditions, including 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q11DS) and autism spectrum disorders (ASD). However, little is
Characterizing Daily-Life Social Interactions in Adolescents and Young Adults with Neurodevelopmental Disorders: A Comparison Between Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome.
Different social functioning profiles in daily-life in 22q11DS and ASD that points towards different therapeutic targets are highlighted, which shows distinct implication in the social sphere than TD.
The Experience of Social Participation in Everyday Contexts Among Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Experience Sampling Study
Multilevel analyses showed that ‘solitary/parallel leisure’ and ‘social activities’ were positively associated with interest and involvement, but engaging in ‘ social activities' and having less severe ASD symptoms were associated with in-the-moment anxiety.
Social motivation in people with and without autism spectrum disorders
It is commonly observed that people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) make fewer attempts to have social contact. A recent theory suggests that reduced motivation to have social interactions might
Lifetime and Momentary Psychotic Experiences in Adult Males and Females With an Autism Spectrum Disorder
Background Existing research shows that adults with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more vulnerable to develop overt psychosis. However, studies investigating (subclinical) psychotic
Motivation for everyday social participation in cognitively able individuals with autism spectrum disorder
Examination of motivation for the contextual nature of motivations for social participation in cognitively able adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder using self-determination theory as a theoretical framework showed that participants were more likely to be self-determined while engaging in “solitary/parallel leisure” and “social activities” than in other types of activities.
A cross-cultural exploration of the everyday social participation of individuals with autism spectrum disorders in Australia and Taiwan: An experience sampling study
Light is shed on ways that culture and gender affect social participation and the relationship of social anxiety to social participation is highlighted and has implications for interventions for social participation.
Clinical characteristics of high-functioning youth with autism spectrum disorder and anxiety.
Information is provided about the nature of anxiety in youth with ASD, which may foster the development of tailored treatment protocols, and the number of comorbid anxiety diagnoses and total COMorbid diagnoses were directly associated with parent-reported child impairment.
Piloting the use of experience sampling method to investigate the everyday social experiences of children with Asperger syndrome/high functioning autism
ESM was found to be helpful in identifying the nature and quality of social experiences of children with Asperger Syndrome/High Functioning Autism from their perspective.


The Expression of Adult ADHD Symptoms in Daily Life
Results reveal that ADHD inattentive and hyperactive-impulsive symptoms differentially relate to daily experiences, demonstrating predictive validity for adult self-report of ADHD symptoms in a general population sample.
The Prevalence of Anxiety and Mood Problems among Children with Autism and Asperger Syndrome
Data indicate that high-functioning PDD children are at greater risk for mood and anxiety problems than the general population but the correlates and risk factors for these comorbid problems remain unclear.
Anxiety in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders.
Autism in adults: symptom patterns and early childhood predictors. Use of the DISCO in a community sample followed from childhood.
Certain childhood measures were found to prospectively predict adult social interaction style, communication type, and pattern of self-chosen activities, which still met diagnostic criteria for autism/atypical autism in adulthood in adulthood.
Social anhedonia as a predictor of the development of schizophrenia-spectrum disorders.
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The SocAnh Scale, unlike the Perceptual Aberration and Magical Ideation Scales, appears to identify individuals at specific risk for future development of schizophrenia-spectrum disorders.
The Symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Adolescence and Adulthood
Findings include that although virtually all sample members met the criteria for Autistic Disorder earlier in their childhood, just over half would have met autism criteria if current scores were used to complete the diagnostic algorithm.
A momentary assessment study of the reputed emotional phenotype associated with borderline personality disorder
These results are the first to ecologically validate the incorporation of stress reactive symptoms in the diagnosis of borderline personality disorder.
Expanding the Topography of Social Anxiety
Irrespective of dispositional social anxiety, participants reported the most intense positive emotions on the days when they were both least socially anxious and most accepting of emotional experiences.
Development of a Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention Program to Treat Anxiety and Social Deficits in Teens with High-Functioning Autism
This paper describes the foundation, content, and development of MASSI, a manual-based cognitive-behavioral treatment program to target anxiety symptoms as well as social skill deficits in adolescents with ASD.
Peer Relationships and Social and Recreational Activities Among Adolescents and Adults with Autism
Investigation of peer relationships and participation in social and recreational activities among 235 adolescents and adults with autism who live at home found that having peer relationships was predicted by individual characteristics, but not by characteristics of the environment.