Journal article

Development of Two Dimensional Measures of Restricted and Repetitive Behavior in Parents and Children.

David W Evans, Mirko Uljarević, Laina G Lusk, Eva Loth, Thomas Frazier

J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry | Published : 2017

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Restricted and repetitive behaviors (RRBs) are a heterogeneous set of behaviors common across a wide range of neurodevelopmental disorders (NDDs) and neuropsychiatric disorders (NPDs) that extend well into the general population. This study introduces 2 dimensional measurements of RRBs for use in typical and clinical populations from infancy to adulthood. METHOD: The Childhood Routines Inventory-Revised (CRI-R) and the Adult Routines Inventory (ARI) were created and administered online to a nationally representative cohort of 3,108 parents with 3,032 children (range 12 months to 17 years 11 months). Twenty-six percent of children and 36% of adults had at least 1 NDD or NPD. RESULT..

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