Douleur et autisme

These new understanding elements establishing such a link between behavior disorders and pain should allow us to change the way we identify, assess, treat pain and some behavioral problems of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

D. Saravane

2017

Scholarcy highlights

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder is a range of neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by social and communicative impairments and by the presence of stereotyped behaviors and restricted interests
  • Persons with ASD were considered insensitive to pain
  • Data from the literature, very few, highlight that persons with ASD are pain hypersensitive and the pain expression in these individuals abnormal. These new understanding elements establishing such a link between behavior disorders and pain should allow us to change the way we identify, assess, treat pain and some behavioral problems of individuals with ASD
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