How To Avoid Providing Mediocre Support
A brief guide to journal articles on adult autism and/or late diagnosis for medical, mental health, and social services practitioners; including bonus selections on client preference in treatment, connections between autism and trauma, and monotropism.
Practitioners also should have received an autism healthcare accommodations report generated using the AASPIRE Healthcare Toolkit.
Note: This is not a general-purpose resource, but a reference site for things Bix needs his practitioners and prospective practitioners to understand. Your mileage may vary.
Living with autism without knowing: receiving a diagnosis in later life
Stagg, S. D., & Belcher, H. (2019). Living with autism without knowing: receiving a diagnosis in later life. Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, 7(1), 348-361. DOI: 10.1080/21642850.2019.1684920
‘People like me don’t get support’: Autistic adults’ experiences of support and treatment for mental health difficulties, self-injury and suicidality
Camm-Crosbie, L., Bradley, L., Shaw, R., Baron-Cohen, S., & Cassidy, S. (2019). ‘People like me don’t get support’: Autistic adults’ experiences of support and treatment for mental health difficulties, self-injury and suicidality. Autism, 23(6), 1431-1441. DOI: 10.1177/1362361318816053
Assessing Autism in Adults: An Evaluation of the Developmental, Dimensional and Diagnostic Interview
Mandy, W., Clarke, K., McKenner, M., Strydom, A., Crabtree, J., Lai, M. C., ... & Skuse, D. (2018). Assessing Autism in Adults: An Evaluation of the Developmental, Dimensional and Diagnostic Interview—Adult Version (3Di-Adult). Journal of autism and developmental disorders, 48(2), 549-560. DOI: 10.1007/s10803-017-3321-z
Community Mental Health Services for Autistic Adults: Good News and Bad News
Maddox, B. B., & Gaus, V. L. (2019). Community mental health services for autistic adults: Good news and bad news. Autism in Adulthood, 1(1), 15-19. DOI: 10.1089/aut.2018.0006
Experiences of Autism Acceptance and Mental Health in Autistic Adults
Cage, E., Di Monaco, J., & Newell, V. (2018). Experiences of autism acceptance and mental health in autistic adults. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 48(2), 473-484. DOI: 10.1007/s10803-017-3342-7
The Vulnerability Experiences Quotient (VEQ): A Study of Vulnerability, Mental Health and Life Satisfaction in Autistic Adults
Griffiths, S., Allison, C., Kenny, R., Holt, R., Smith, P., & Baron‐Cohen, S. (2019). The Vulnerability Experiences Quotient (VEQ): A study of vulnerability, mental health and life satisfaction in autistic adults. Autism Research, 12(10), 1516-1528. DOI: 10.1002/aur.2162
Anxiety Disorders in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Population-Based Study
Nimmo-Smith, V., Heuvelman, H., Dalman, C., Lundberg, M., Idring, S., Carpenter, P., ... & Rai, D. (2019). Anxiety Disorders in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Population-Based Study. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 1-11. DOI: doi.org/10.1007/s10803-019-04234-3
What Is Important in Measuring Quality of Life? Reflections by Autistic Adults in Four Countries
McConachie, H., Wilson, C., Mason, D., Garland, D., Parr, J. R., Rattazzi, A., ... & Magiati, I. (2019). What Is Important in Measuring Quality of Life? Reflections by Autistic Adults in Four Countries. Autism in Adulthood. DOI: 10.1089/aut.2019.0008
Predictors of mental health and well‐being in employed adults with autism spectrum disorder at 12‐month follow‐up
Hedley, D., Uljarević, M., Bury, S. M., & Dissanayake, C. (2019). Predictors of mental health and well‐being in employed adults with autism spectrum disorder at 12‐month follow‐up. Autism Research, 12(3), 482-494. DOI: 10.1002/aur.2064
Attention, monotropism and the diagnostic criteria for autism
Murray, D., Lesser, M., & Lawson, W. (2005). Attention, monotropism and the diagnostic criteria for autism. Autism, 9(2), 139-156. DOI: 10.1177/1362361305051398
Monotropism – An Interest Based Account of Autism
Murray, D. (2018). Monotropism–An Interest Based Account of Autism. Encyclopedia of autism spectrum disorders, 1-3. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-6435-8_102269-1
Evaluation of Differences in Temporal Synchrony Between Brain Regions in Individuals With Autism and Typical Development
King, J. B., Prigge, M. B., King, C. K., Morgan, J., Dean, D. C., Freeman, A., ... & Lange, N. (2018). Evaluation of differences in temporal synchrony between brain regions in individuals with autism and typical development. JAMA network open, 1(7), e184777-e184777. DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.4777
The impact of accommodating client preference in psychotherapy: A meta‐analysis
Swift, J. K., Callahan, J. L., Cooper, M., & Parkin, S. R. (2018). The impact of accommodating client preference in psychotherapy: A meta‐analysis. Journal of clinical psychology, 74(11), 1924-1937. DOI: 10.1002/jclp.22680
PTSD and autism spectrum disorder: Co-morbidity, gaps in research, and potential shared mechanisms.
Haruvi-Lamdan, N., Horesh, D., & Golan, O. (2018). PTSD and autism spectrum disorder: Co-morbidity, gaps in research, and potential shared mechanisms. Psychological trauma: theory, research, practice, and policy, 10(3), 290. DOI: 10.1037/tra0000298
A New Perspective in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Which Role for Unrecognized Autism Spectrum
Dell’Osso, L., Dalle Luche, R., & Carmassi, C. (2015). A new perspective in post-traumatic stress disorder: which role for unrecognized autism spectrum. Int J Emerg Ment Health, 17(2), 436-438. DOI: 10.4172/1522-4821.1000e188
Neglected causes of post-traumatic stress disorder
Brewin, C. R., Rumball, F., & Happé, F. (2019). Neglected causes of post-traumatic stress disorder. Bmj, 365, l2372. DOI: 10.1136/bmj.l2372
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