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Relationships and attraction among individuals with autism spectrum disorder

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posted on 2010-01-01, 00:00 authored by Belinda Jane Goldsworthy
This research investigated attraction among individuals with autism. We found that those with autism prefer partners who assist them to meet their social and cognitive needs. Partners of those with autism chose to trade-off emotional and social skills for other traits. Lastly, those with autism had lower self-perceived mate value.

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eng

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Thesis (D. Psych (Clinical)) -- Deakin University, Victoria, 2010.

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D. Psych (Clinical)

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Faculty of Health

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School of Psychology

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