Correlation between personality traits in parents and symptoms of autism in children

Autores

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.34019/1982-1247.2021.v15.29385

Palavras-chave:

ASD, Parents, Personality traits, ADHD, Hyperactivity

Resumo

Parents of children with autism spectrum disorder may be more likely to have a mental disorder, both due to genetic and environmental reasons. A cross-sectional study involving 161 children, 161 mothers and 108 fathers. Diagnosis followed the criteria established in DSM–5. Symptom severity was evaluated using the Childhood Autism Rating Scale. The Factorial Personality Inventory served to evaluate parents’ personality traits.  Several correlations were found between mothers and fathers personality traits and children symptoms. In both parents, personality traits associated with greater intransigence/less flexibility and fewer social skills were those associated with more severe autism symptoms in the children.

Biografia do Autor

Milena Pereira Pondé, Escola Bahiana de Medicina e Saúde Pública

Graduada em Medicina pela Escola Bahiana de Medicina e Saúde Pública (BAHIANA) (1984-1989), especialista em psiquiatria com residência pela Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP) (1990-1992), mestre em Saúde Coletiva pelo Instituto de Saúde Coletiva (ISC) da Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA) (1994-1996), doutora em Saúde Coletiva pelo ISC-UFBA (1996-2000), com doutorado sanduiche no Douglas Hospital, McGill University, Montreal-Canadá (1998-1999). Pós-Doutorado na Divisão de Psiquiatria Social e Cultural na McGill University, Montreal-Canadá (2009-2010).

Sabrina Calmon Oliveira, Laboratório Interdisciplinar de Pesquisa em Autismo

Possui graduação em Medicina pela Escola Bahiana de Medicina e Saúde Pública (2006) e graduação em Direito pela Universidade Federal da Bahia (1998). Residência em Pediatria pelo Hospital Manoel Novaes - Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Itabuna e Neurologia infantil pelo Hospital Santo Antonio - Obras Sociais Irmã Dulce.

Saulo Leal Merelles, Obras Sociais Irmã Dulce

Possui graduação em Medicina pela Escola Bahiana de Medicina e Saúde Pública (EBMSP) (2009). Especialização em Psiquiatria e sub especialização em Psiquiatria da Infância e Adolescência pelo programa de residência da SESAB/SUS (2014 e 2015). Membro do Labirinto (EBMSP), onde realiza pesquisas sobre Autismo.

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2021-03-09