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Autism Spectrum Disorder: Defining Dimensions and Subgroups

Overview of attention for article published in Current Developmental Disorders Reports, December 2013
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#42 of 116)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (79th percentile)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (60th percentile)

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Citations

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Title
Autism Spectrum Disorder: Defining Dimensions and Subgroups
Published in
Current Developmental Disorders Reports, December 2013
DOI 10.1007/s40474-013-0003-1
Pubmed ID
Authors

Opal Ousley, Tracy Cermak

Abstract

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a behaviorally defined neurodevelopmental disorder associated with the presence of social-communication deficits and restricted and repetitive behaviors. In the latest conceptualization of ASD, these two behavioral dimensions represent the core defining features of ASD, whereas associated dimensions, such as intellectual and language ability, provide a means for describing the ASD heterogeneity. In addition, the characterization of ASD subgroups, defined by the presence of known medical, genetic, or other psychiatric disorders, furthers our understanding of ASD heterogeneity. This paper reviews the history of autism, describes its core defining features, and provides an overview of the clinically and etiologically relevant subgroups that add to the complexity of this condition.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 4 3%
United Kingdom 2 1%
France 2 1%
Mexico 1 <1%
Unknown 131 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 27 19%
Student > Master 24 17%
Student > Bachelor 18 13%
Researcher 16 11%
Student > Postgraduate 11 8%
Other 28 20%
Unknown 16 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 36 26%
Medicine and Dentistry 27 19%
Neuroscience 13 9%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 10 7%
Social Sciences 10 7%
Other 26 19%
Unknown 18 13%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 6. 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 06 April 2019.
All research outputs
#3,223,554
of 14,189,350 outputs
Outputs from Current Developmental Disorders Reports
#42
of 116 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#39,492
of 189,229 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Current Developmental Disorders Reports
#2
of 5 outputs
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