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ERIC Number: EJ608068
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0162-3257
Assessment in Multisite Randomized Clinical Trials of Patients with Autistic Disorder: The Autism RUPP Network.
Arnold, L. Eugene; Aman, Michael G.; Martin, Andres; Collier-Crespin, Angie; Vitiello, Benedetto; Tierney, Elaine; Asarnow, Robert; Bell-Bradshaw, Felicia; Freeman, Betty Jo; Gates-Ulanet, Patricia; Klin, Ami; McCracken, James T.; McDougle, Christopher J.; McGough, James J.; Posey, David J.; Scahill, Lawrence; Swiezy, Naomi B.; Ritz, Louise; Volkmar, Fred
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v30 n2 p99-111 Apr 2000
This paper explains how the Autism Research Units on Pediatric Psychopharmacology (RUPP Autism Network) resolved common assessment problems including communication problems compromising use of the patient as informant, broad subject heterogeneity, difficulties in assessing low-end IQs, scarcity of autism-adapted cognitive and neuropsychological tests, and reliability of the Autism Diagnostic Interview. (Contains extensive references.) (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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