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Controversies in autism: is a broader model of social disorders needed?

Overview of attention for article published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, March 2013
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (88th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (66th percentile)

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1 blog
twitter
3 tweeters
facebook
2 Facebook pages
reddit
1 Redditor

Citations

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Title
Controversies in autism: is a broader model of social disorders needed?
Published in
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, March 2013
DOI 10.1186/1753-2000-7-9
Pubmed ID
Abstract

This article examines the most significant, contradictory evidence pertaining to autism. The first section of the article includes reports of recovery from autism, data obtained from studies involving oxytocin, early deprivation, autism in preterm children, late-onset autism, and symptom overlap among ASD, social phobias and personality disorders. In the second section of the article, we offer a model that better incorporates current findings and address controversies that continue to surround ASD. We propose an umbrella term "social inhibition disorders" which integrates autism spectrum disorders and social phobias, as well as schizoid, schizotypal, and obsessive-compulsive personality disorders. It would also include "quasi-autism," which has been found in early deprivation studies, autism in preterm children, and cases of late-onset autism presenting after herpes encephalitis infection. Finally, we discuss suggestions for further research and clinical perspectives.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 3 5%
Egypt 1 2%
Unknown 56 93%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 10 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 10 17%
Unspecified 8 13%
Student > Postgraduate 6 10%
Student > Bachelor 6 10%
Other 20 33%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 29 48%
Medicine and Dentistry 12 20%
Unspecified 10 17%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 7%
Nursing and Health Professions 3 5%
Other 2 3%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 10. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 08 June 2013.
All research outputs
#1,125,256
of 10,301,491 outputs
Outputs from Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health
#55
of 375 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#14,868
of 127,035 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health
#5
of 15 outputs
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