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|Title:||Story contents and intensity of the anxious symptomatology in children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder||Authors:||Iandolo, Giuseppe
Neoh, Michelle J. Y.
Bornstein, Marc H.
|Keywords:||Social sciences::Psychology||Issue Date:||2020||Source:||Iandolo, G., López-Florit, L., Venuti, P., Neoh, M. J. Y., Bornstein, M. H., & Esposito, G. (2020). Story contents and intensity of the anxious symptomatology in children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disor. International Journal of Adolescence and Youth, 25(1), 725-740. doi:10.1080/02673843.2020.1737156||Project:||NAP-SUG||Journal:||International Journal of Adolescence and Youth||Abstract:||This study aimed to analyse and compare the storytelling of 25 children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with a comparison group of 25 children with typical development. Children's narratives were transcribed verbatim, and their forms and contents were analysed. The two groups were matched according to the narrative cohesion of the story using the Bears Family Projective Test, equivalent verbal age, sex, and socioeconomic level. No differences in the forms of the stories emerged, but compared with the narratives of the typical development group, the narrative contents of the ASD group showed more adaptive and maladaptive behaviours of the characters, more problems, and less use of the atmosphere outside the home. These contents are related to the intensity of the anxious symptomatology indicated by the ASD group, their family members and teachers.||URI:||https://hdl.handle.net/10356/143260||ISSN:||0267-3843||DOI:||10.1080/02673843.2020.1737156||Rights:||© 2020 The Author(s). Published by Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.||Fulltext Permission:||open||Fulltext Availability:||With Fulltext|
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