Treating the cause of illness rather than the symptoms: parental causal beliefs and treatment choices in autism spectrum disorder.

@article{Dardennes2011TreatingTC,
  title={Treating the cause of illness rather than the symptoms: parental causal beliefs and treatment choices in autism spectrum disorder.},
  author={Roland M Dardennes and Nebal N Al Anbar and Arthur Prado-Netto and Kelley Kaye and Yves Contejean and Nesreen N Al Anbar},
  journal={Research in developmental disabilities},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={1137-46}
}
OBJECTIVES To explore the relationship between causal beliefs on autism (CBA) and treatment choices. DESIGN AND METHODS A cross-sectional design was employed. Parents of a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) were asked to complete the Lay-Beliefs about Autism Questionnaire (LBA-Q) and answer questions about treatments used. Only items inquiring about a cause of autism were retained for analysis. Series of forward stepwise logistic regressions were performed with each treatment as… CONTINUE READING

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