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Using the Autism-Spectrum Quotient to Measure Autistic Traits in Anorexia Nervosa: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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Using the Autism-Spectrum Quotient to Measure Autistic Traits in Anorexia Nervosa : A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. / Westwood, Heather; Eisler, Ivan; Mandy, William; Leppanen, Jenni; Treasure, Janet; Tchanturia, Kate.

In: Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, Vol. 46, No. 3, 05.11.2015, p. 964-977.

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Westwood, H, Eisler, I, Mandy, W, Leppanen, J, Treasure, J & Tchanturia, K 2015, 'Using the Autism-Spectrum Quotient to Measure Autistic Traits in Anorexia Nervosa: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis', Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, vol. 46, no. 3, pp. 964-977. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-015-2641-0

APA

Westwood, H., Eisler, I., Mandy, W., Leppanen, J., Treasure, J., & Tchanturia, K. (2015). Using the Autism-Spectrum Quotient to Measure Autistic Traits in Anorexia Nervosa: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 46(3), 964-977. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-015-2641-0

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Westwood H, Eisler I, Mandy W, Leppanen J, Treasure J, Tchanturia K. Using the Autism-Spectrum Quotient to Measure Autistic Traits in Anorexia Nervosa: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 2015 Nov 5;46(3):964-977. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-015-2641-0

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Westwood, Heather ; Eisler, Ivan ; Mandy, William ; Leppanen, Jenni ; Treasure, Janet ; Tchanturia, Kate. / Using the Autism-Spectrum Quotient to Measure Autistic Traits in Anorexia Nervosa : A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. In: Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 2015 ; Vol. 46, No. 3. pp. 964-977.

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