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Investigating the female profile of autism

Miller, Victoria 2010, Investigating the female profile of autism, D.Psych. (Clinical) thesis, School of Psychology, Deakin University.


Title Investigating the female profile of autism
Alternative title Adolescent group therapy
Author Miller, Victoria
Institution Deakin University
School School of Psychology
Faculty Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name D.Psych. (Clinical)
Date submitted 2010
Keyword(s) Asperger's syndrome
Asperger's syndrome - Sex differences
Asperger's syndrome - Diagnosis
Group psychotherapy for teenagers
Summary An investigation into the hypothesis that females with high functioning autism present in a way that is not congruent with our current understanding of autism, as our current understanding is largely based on a male profile of autism. Autistic females were found to present differently socially, emotionally and behaviourally from autistic males.
Notes Degree conferred 2011.
Language eng
Description of original 2 v. : ill. ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 616.858832
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30035904

Document type: Thesis
Collection: Higher degree theses (citation only)
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