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Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Romantic Relationships in Adolescents and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders, June 2017
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (96th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (96th percentile)

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1 blog
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107 tweeters
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6 Facebook pages

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Title
Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Romantic Relationships in Adolescents and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Published in
Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders, June 2017
DOI 10.1007/s10803-017-3199-9
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Authors

J. Dewinter, H. De Graaf, S. Begeer

Abstract

This study compared sexual orientation and romantic relationship experience in a large sample of adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) (n = 675) and general population peers (n = 8064). Gender identity was explored in the ASD group in relation to assigned gender at birth. Compared to general population peers, more people with ASD, especially women, reported sexual attraction to both same- and opposite-sex partners. About half of the participants with ASD was in a relationship (heterosexual in most cases) and most of them lived with their partner. A notable number of autistic participants, again more women than men, reported gender non-conforming feelings. Attention to gender identity and sexual diversity in education and clinical work with people with ASD is advised.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
France 1 <1%
Unknown 122 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 21 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 17 14%
Student > Master 16 13%
Researcher 14 11%
Unspecified 13 11%
Other 42 34%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 51 41%
Unspecified 18 15%
Social Sciences 18 15%
Medicine and Dentistry 13 11%
Nursing and Health Professions 7 6%
Other 16 13%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 78. 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 28 June 2019.
All research outputs
#210,301
of 13,390,274 outputs
Outputs from Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders
#72
of 3,276 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#8,880
of 267,923 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders
#3
of 84 outputs
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