The Repetitive Behavior Scale-Revised: Independent Validation in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders

  title={The Repetitive Behavior Scale-Revised: Independent Validation in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders},
  author={K. S. Lam and M. Aman},
  journal={Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders},
  • K. S. Lam, M. Aman
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
  • A key feature of autism is restricted repetitive behavior (RRB). Despite the significance of RRBs, little is known about their phenomenology, assessment, and treatment. The Repetitive Behavior Scale-Revised (RBS-R) is a recently-developed questionnaire that captures the breadth of RRB in autism. To validate the RBS-R in an independent sample, we conducted a survey within the South Carolina Autism Society. A total of 320 caregivers (32%) responded. Factor analysis produced a five-factor solution… CONTINUE READING
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