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Validity tests of the executive dysfunction hypothesis of autism

Validity tests of the executive dysfunction hypothesis of autism  

Bruce F. Pennington, Sally J. Rogers, Loisa Bennetto, Elizabeth McMahon Griffith, D. Taffy Reed, and Vivian Shyu

in Autism as an Executive Disorder

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 1998
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191808128
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780198523499.003.0005
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198523499
Disorder: 
Autism and Developmental Disorders
This chapter aims to examine the validity of the hypothesis that executive dysfunction is the primary psychological cause of autism. It reviews work that supports this hypothesis, defines ... More
Autism as an Executive Disorder

Autism as an Executive Disorder  

James Russell (ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 1998
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191808128
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780198523499.001.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198523499
Disorder: 
Autism and Developmental Disorders
Autism continues to fascinate researchers because it is both debilitating in its effects and complex in its nature and origins. The prevalent theory is that autism is primarily ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

James Russell

in Autism as an Executive Disorder

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 1998
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191808128
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780198523499.003.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198523499
Disorder: 
Autism and Developmental Disorders
This chapter presents an introduction to the title as a whole. It outlines ‘theory of mind’ mechanism (ToMM) and ‘the theory theory’ within an executive-deficit approach, practical ... More
Executive Functions in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Executive Functions in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder  

Yael Dai and Inge-Marie Eigsti

in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Clinical Handbook

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2017
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Dec 2017
eISBN: 
9780190624835
DOI: 
10.1093/med-psych/9780190624828.003.0003
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190624828
This chapter reviews strengths and weaknesses in executive function (EF) domains, including inhibition, working memory, flexibility, fluency, and planning, in adolescents (age 13–19) with ... More
Towards an executive dysfunction account of repetitive behaviour in autism

Towards an executive dysfunction account of repetitive behaviour in autism  

Michelle Turner

in Autism as an Executive Disorder

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 1998
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191808128
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780198523499.003.0003
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198523499
Disorder: 
Autism and Developmental Disorders
This chapter explores an executive dysfunction account of repetitive behaviour in autism. It defines repetitive behaviour and the phenomenology of repetitive behaviour in autism, considers ... More
Pretend play in autism: executive explanations

Pretend play in autism: executive explanations  

Christopher Jarrold

in Autism as an Executive Disorder

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 1998
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191808128
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780198523499.003.0004
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198523499
Disorder: 
Autism and Developmental Disorders
This chapter discusses executive explanations of pretend play in autism. This includes problems with the metarepresentational-deficit account, if an executive dysfunction explanation is ... More
Emotion Regulation and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Emotion Regulation and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder  

Blossom Fernandes, Roseann Tan-Mansukhani, and Cecilia A. Essau

in Emotion Regulation and Psychopathology in Children and Adolescents

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2017
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191841996
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780198765844.003.0006
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198765844
Chapter 6 describes emotion dysregulation features which are associated with children and adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). In ADHD adaptive emotion ... More
Components of executive function in autism and other disorders

Components of executive function in autism and other disorders  

Sally Ozonoff

in Autism as an Executive Disorder

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 1998
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191808128
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780198523499.003.0006
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198523499
Disorder: 
Autism and Developmental Disorders
This chapter discusses components of executive function in autism. It explores the discriminant validity problem, methodological issues, and the information processing approach. It also ... More
How executive disorders can bring about an inadequate ‘theory of mind’

How executive disorders can bring about an inadequate ‘theory of mind’  

James Russell

in Autism as an Executive Disorder

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 1998
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191808128
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780198523499.003.0008
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198523499
Disorder: 
Autism and Developmental Disorders
This chapter discusses how executive disorders can bring about an inadequate ‘theory of mind’. It describes a conceptual linkage between agency and self-awareness, and gives reasons for the ... More
Integrating the neurobiological and neuropsychological dimensions of autism

Integrating the neurobiological and neuropsychological dimensions of autism  

T. W. Robbins

in Autism as an Executive Disorder

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 1998
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191808128
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780198523499.003.0002
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198523499
Disorder: 
Autism and Developmental Disorders
This chapter discusses the integration of the neurobiological and neuropsychological dimensions of autism. It includes a survey of the major neural theories of autism (medial temporal lobe ... More
Motor-images, self-consciousness, and autism1

Motor-images, self-consciousness, and autism1  

Elisabeth Pacherie

in Autism as an Executive Disorder

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 1998
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Aug 2015
eISBN: 
9780191808128
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780198523499.003.0007
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198523499
Disorder: 
Autism and Developmental Disorders
This chapter explores motor-images, self-consciousness, and autism, including mentalizing and executive difficulties in autism; the nature of motor intentions and imagery; action ... More

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