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    • Parent-Endorsed Sex Differences in Toddlers with and Without ASD: Utilizing the M-CHAT 

      Øien, Roald A; Hart, Logan; Schjølberg, Synnve; Wall, Carla A.; Kim, Elizabeth S.; Nordahl-Hansen, Anders; Eisemann, Martin; Chawarska, Katarzyna; Volkmar, Fred R.; Shic, Frederick (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-10-18)
      Sex differences in typical development can provide context for understanding ASD. It has been suggested that ASD could be considered an extreme expression of normal male, compared to female, phenotypic profiles. In this paper, sex-specific M-CHAT scores from N=53,728 18-month old toddlers, including n=185 (32 females) receiving an ASD diagnosis, were examined. Results suggest a nuanced view of the ...
    • Pros and Cons of Character Portrayals of Autism on TV and Film 

      Nordahl-Hansen, Anders; Øien, Roald A; Fletcher-Watson, Sue (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2017-11-23)
      Portrayals of characters with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and/or with autistic traits on film and in TV-series are increasing. Such portrayals may contribute in increasing awareness of the condition but can also increase stereotypes. Thus, these character portrayals are subject to heated debate within the ASD-community, but also in the general public at large. Following our recent published study ...
    • Sex differences in fear of pain: item-level analysis of the Fear of Pain Questionnaire III 

      Vambheim, Sara Magelssen; Øien, Roald A (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-04-07)
      Objectives: This study aimed to investigate sex differences in fear of pain (FOP) measured by the Fear of Pain Questionnaire III (FPQ-III) in a nonclinical sample. The FPQ-III is a selfreport inventory measuring FOP, with 30 items, divided into three subscales: Severe, Minor and Medical Pain. <p> Methods: A total of 185 subjects participated (49.7% females) in this study. Sex differences on ...
    • Sex-Differences in Children Referred for Assessment: An Exploratory Analysis of the Autism Mental Status Exam (AMSE) 

      Øien, Roald A; Vambheim, Sara Magelssen; Hart, Logan; Nordahl-Hansen, Anders; Erickson, Craig; Wink, Logan; Eisemann, Martin; Shic, Frederick; Volkmar, Fred R.; Grodberg, David (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-02-08)
      The autism mental status exam is an eight-item observational assessment that structures the way we observe and document signs and symptoms of ASD. Investigations of test performance indicate strong sensitivity and specificity using gold-standard assessment as reference standard. This study aims to explore potential sex differences in AMSE test performance and observations of 123 children referred ...