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1. Qualls, Lydia Ruth. Sexuality and the Autism Spectrum: Implications for Individuals with the Broad Autism Phenotype.

Degree: MS, Psychology, 2017, Old Dominion University

Many people who are not diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) nevertheless have some symptoms of the disorder. These people are classified as having the Broad Autism Phenotype (BAP) and have some of the same difficulties as people with ASD. People with greater levels of the BAP may have difficulty in expressing their sexuality and may experience more same-sex attraction, as is commonly found in individuals with ASD. Previously, differences between individuals with higher vs. lower BAP traits have been measured categorically. In this study, my goal was to use continuous measures of BAP traits, sexual experiences, and sexual orientation in a typically developing (TD) population to see if those who have more characteristics of the BAP show similar patterns of sexual behavior and sexual orientation to those of people with ASD, as reported in the literature. I hypothesized that measures of the BAP would account for a significant amount of the variance in partnered sexual behavior, with people who have more BAP traits engaging in fewer partnered sexual behaviors. In addition, measures of the BAP were expected to account for a significant amount of the variance in sexual orientation, with people who have more BAP traits endorsing more same-sex attraction. Although BAP characteristics are not predictive of partnered sexual behaviors, one measure of BAP traits was a significant predictor of sexual orientation, β = 0.22, t = 2.72, p = .007, above and beyond the demographic variables, R² change = .04, F = 7.41, p = .007. This finding supports my hypothesis that individuals with more BAP characteristics resemble people with ASD in that they are more likely than TD individuals to experience same-sex attraction. Advisors/Committee Members: James F. Paulson, Kathrin Hartmann, Michelle L. Kelley.

Subjects/Keywords: Autism spectrum disorders; Broad autism phenotype; Sexuality behavior; Sexuality; Sexual orientation; Clinical Psychology; Developmental Psychology

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APA (6th Edition):

Qualls, L. R. (2017). Sexuality and the Autism Spectrum: Implications for Individuals with the Broad Autism Phenotype. (Thesis). Old Dominion University. Retrieved from 9780355045079 ; http://digitalcommons.odu.edu/psychology_etds/51

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Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Qualls, Lydia Ruth. “Sexuality and the Autism Spectrum: Implications for Individuals with the Broad Autism Phenotype.” 2017. Thesis, Old Dominion University. Accessed July 20, 2018. 9780355045079 ; http://digitalcommons.odu.edu/psychology_etds/51.

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MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Qualls, Lydia Ruth. “Sexuality and the Autism Spectrum: Implications for Individuals with the Broad Autism Phenotype.” 2017. Web. 20 Jul 2018.

Vancouver:

Qualls LR. Sexuality and the Autism Spectrum: Implications for Individuals with the Broad Autism Phenotype. [Internet] [Thesis]. Old Dominion University; 2017. [cited 2018 Jul 20]. Available from: 9780355045079 ; http://digitalcommons.odu.edu/psychology_etds/51.

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Council of Science Editors:

Qualls LR. Sexuality and the Autism Spectrum: Implications for Individuals with the Broad Autism Phenotype. [Thesis]. Old Dominion University; 2017. Available from: 9780355045079 ; http://digitalcommons.odu.edu/psychology_etds/51

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

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