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The Role of Negative Affectivity in Concurrent Relations Between Caregiver Psychological Distress…

Abstract Recent evidence suggests the link between caregiver psychological distress and offspring social‐emotional difficulties may be accounted for by offspring temperament characteristics. However, existing studies have only focused on…

Addressing Challenging Behavior During Hospitalizations for Children with Autism: A Pilot Applied…

Abstract This study evaluated the feasibility, acceptance, and potential clinical benefit of brief applied behavior analysis (ABA)—based interventions for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) displaying challenging…

Telomere Length and Autism Spectrum Disorder Within the Family: Relationships With Cognition and…

Telomeres are repetitive noncoding deoxynucleotide sequences that cap chromosomes to protect DNA. Telomere length (TL) is affected by both genetic and environmental factors, and shortening of telomeres is associated with multiple…