Autism-Open Access

Autism-Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2165-7890

Shivarani Manthena

Department of Pharmacy (Clinical Trials Unit), Osmania University, India

  • Short Communication   
    The Association between Theory of Mind and Anxiety in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder is being Researched
    Author(s): Shivarani Manthena*

    Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a multi-faceted phenomenon that encompasses a wide variety of talents, including Theory of Mind (ToM) as a significant component. Early Theory of Mind (ToM) skills, such as collaborative attention, arise during childhood and lay the groundwork for the co-emergence of affect control via social referencing. Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have delays and impairments in the development of ToM and a large percentage of ASD children also have anxiety and poor affect control. In addition to the existing symptoms of ASD, many children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have high rates of anxiety and poor affect control, which can put a strain on quality of life. Higher levels of anxiety have been linked to more externalising behaviours, as well as social impairments such lower social responsiveness and social maladjustment. Individuals with ASD.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2165-7890.21.S4.001

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