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Journal of Ilam University of Medical Sciences 2014, 21(7): 178-185 Back to browse issues page
Examining the relationship of autistic spectrum traits and depression between the girl students of Ilam Medical Sciences university
Vahid Ahmadi, Akram Zarekar *1, Farangis Demehri, Homeira Soleimannejad, Walieh Menati, Shahrokh RostamNia, Ali Asghar Rasouli
1- , zarekarakram@yahoo.com
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Introduction: With this mind that the high prevalence of Autistic Spectrum Traits (AST) between pediatrics Depression Disorder and also, simultaneity of mood disorders in individual with high level of Autism spectrum traits, Therefore, this study was conduct to found out the relationships of autistic spectrum traits (Social skill, Attention switching, communication, Attention to details, Imaginary) and Depression disorder among girl students of medical sciences university in Ilam. Material & Methods: The statistical society of current research included all of the girl student of medical sciences university in Ilam. The sample of this study includes 250 students who were chosen by multistage randomly sampling method. The Measures used in this research are as follow: Autism spectrum Quotient (AQ) and Depression scale of SCL-90. The outcomes of questionnaire were précised by multiple regression in Stepwise and Enter style. Findings: The results of multiple regression analysis indicated that 7 percent of depression variance was explained by autistic traits also deficiency in communication and social skills emerged as the strongest predictors of depression in students.

Keywords: Autistic Spectrum Traits (AST), Depression, communication, social skill, Attention switching
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: psychology
Received: 2013/12/24 | Accepted: 2014/01/18 | Published: 2014/02/18
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ahmadi V, Zarekar A, Demehri F, Soleimannejad H, menati W, RostamNia S et al . Examining the relationship of autistic spectrum traits and depression between the girl students of Ilam Medical Sciences university. Journal of Ilam University of Medical Sciences 2014; 21 (7) :178-185
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