Publications by authors named "Carrie Allison"

78Publications

Elevated rates of autism, other neurodevelopmental and psychiatric diagnoses, and autistic traits in transgender and gender-diverse individuals.

Nat Commun 2020 08 7;11(1):3959. Epub 2020 Aug 7.

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18B Trumpington Road, Cambridge, CB2 8AH, UK.

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August 2020

Social cognition in adults with autism spectrum disorders: Validation of the Edinburgh Social Cognition Test (ESCoT).

Clin Neuropsychol 2020 Mar 19:1-19. Epub 2020 Mar 19.

Human Cognitive Neuroscience, School of Philosophy, Psychology, and Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.

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March 2020

Evidence-based support for autistic people across the lifespan: maximising potential, minimising barriers, and optimising the person-environment fit.

Lancet Neurol 2020 05 3;19(5):434-451. Epub 2020 Mar 3.

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK; Cambridgeshire and Peterborough National Health Service Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK.

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May 2020

Comparison of Parent Questionnaires, Examiner-Led Assessment and Parents' Concerns at 14 Months of Age as Indicators of Later Diagnosis of Autism.

J Autism Dev Disord 2019 Dec 16. Epub 2019 Dec 16.

Department of Psychology, King's College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Henry Wellcome Building, 16 De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK.

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December 2019

The Vulnerability Experiences Quotient (VEQ): A Study of Vulnerability, Mental Health and Life Satisfaction in Autistic Adults.

Autism Res 2019 10 5;12(10):1516-1528. Epub 2019 Jul 5.

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

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October 2019

Reply to Perrykkad and Hohwy: When big data are the answer.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2019 07 3;116(28):13740-13741. Epub 2019 Jul 3.

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 8AH, United Kingdom

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July 2019

Reply to Perrykkad and Hohwy: When big data are the answer.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2019 07 3;116(28):13740-13741. Epub 2019 Jul 3.

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 8AH, United Kingdom

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July 2019

Fetal anogenital distance using ultrasound.

Prenat Diagn 2019 06 10;39(7):527-535. Epub 2019 May 10.

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.

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June 2019

Autism prevalence in China is comparable to Western prevalence.

Mol Autism 2019 28;10. Epub 2019 Feb 28.

1Cambridge Institute of Public Health, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge, CB2 0SR UK.

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April 2019

Testing the Empathizing-Systemizing theory of sex differences and the Extreme Male Brain theory of autism in half a million people.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2018 11 12;115(48):12152-12157. Epub 2018 Nov 12.

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 8AH, United Kingdom

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November 2018

Development and Validation of the Camouflaging Autistic Traits Questionnaire (CAT-Q).

J Autism Dev Disord 2019 Mar;49(3):819-833

London Psychometric Laboratory, University College London, London, UK.

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March 2019

Savant syndrome has a distinct psychological profile in autism.

Mol Autism 2018 12;9:53. Epub 2018 Oct 12.

1School of Psychology, Pevensey Building, University of Sussex, Brighton, BN1 9QJ UK.

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December 2018

Polycystic ovary syndrome and autism: A test of the prenatal sex steroid theory.

Transl Psychiatry 2018 08 1;8(1):136. Epub 2018 Aug 1.

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18B Trumpington Road, Cambridge, CB2 8AH, UK.

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August 2018

The Cambridge Sympathy Test: Self-reported sympathy and distress in autism.

PLoS One 2018 27;13(7):e0198273. Epub 2018 Jul 27.

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

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December 2018

Autistic Traits in Treatment-Seeking Transgender Adults.

J Autism Dev Disord 2018 Dec;48(12):3984-3994

Nottingham National Centre for Transgender Health, Nottingham, UK.

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December 2018

The overlap between autistic spectrum conditions and borderline personality disorder.

PLoS One 2017 8;12(9):e0184447. Epub 2017 Sep 8.

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

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October 2017

"Putting on My Best Normal": Social Camouflaging in Adults with Autism Spectrum Conditions.

J Autism Dev Disord 2017 08;47(8):2519-2534

Research Department of Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology, University College London, London, UK.

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August 2017

Atypical sensory sensitivity as a shared feature between synaesthesia and autism.

Sci Rep 2017 03 7;7:41155. Epub 2017 Mar 7.

School of Psychology and Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK.

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March 2017

Dyspraxia and autistic traits in adults with and without autism spectrum conditions.

Mol Autism 2016 25;7:48. Epub 2016 Nov 25.

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18B Trumpington Road, Cambridge, CB2 8AH UK ; CLASS Clinic, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK.

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October 2017

Investigating diagnostic bias in autism spectrum conditions: An item response theory analysis of sex bias in the AQ-10.

Autism Res 2017 May 28;10(5):790-800. Epub 2016 Nov 28.

Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, Edinburgh, UK.

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May 2017

Does empathy predict altruism in the wild?

Soc Neurosci 2017 12 28;12(6):743-750. Epub 2016 Oct 28.

a Department of Psychiatry, Autism Research Centre , University of Cambridge , Cambridge , UK.

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December 2017

Mirror-Touch Synaesthesia Is Not Associated with Heightened Empathy, and Can Occur with Autism.

PLoS One 2016 4;11(8):e0160543. Epub 2016 Aug 4.

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

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August 2017

The Autism-Spectrum Quotient in Siblings of People With Autism.

Autism Res 2017 Feb 22;10(2):289-297. Epub 2016 Jun 22.

Psychology Department, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.

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February 2017

Do Adults with High Functioning Autism or Asperger Syndrome Differ in Empathy and Emotion Recognition?

J Autism Dev Disord 2016 06;46(6):1931-1940

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Road, Cambridge, CB2 8AH, UK.

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June 2016

Sex and STEM Occupation Predict Autism-Spectrum Quotient (AQ) Scores in Half a Million People.

PLoS One 2015 21;10(10):e0141229. Epub 2015 Oct 21.

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom; NIHR CLAHRC-EoE for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom; CLASS Clinic, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

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June 2016

Exploring the quantitative nature of empathy, systemising and autistic traits using factor mixture modelling.

Br J Psychiatry 2015 Nov 17;207(5):400-6. Epub 2015 Sep 17.

Rachel Grove, PhD, Andrew Baillie, PhD, Department of Psychology, Centre for Emotional Health, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia; Carrie Allison, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, Autism Research Centre, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK; Simon Baron-Cohen, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, Autism Research Centre, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK and CLASS Clinic, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, UK; Rosa A. Hoekstra, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, Autism Research Centre, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK and Faculty of Science, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.

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November 2015

Subgrouping siblings of people with autism: Identifying the broader autism phenotype.

Autism Res 2016 06 2;9(6):658-65. Epub 2015 Sep 2.

Department of Psychiatry, Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18B Trumpington Road, Cambridge, CB2 8AH, UK.

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June 2016

The "Reading the Mind in the Eyes" Test: Complete Absence of Typical Sex Difference in ~400 Men and Women with Autism.

PLoS One 2015 27;10(8):e0136521. Epub 2015 Aug 27.

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom; CLASS Clinic, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom; Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada; Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

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May 2016

Erratum: Measuring autistic traits in the general population: a systematic review of the Autism-Spectrum Quotient (AQ) in a nonclinical population sample of 6,900 typical adult males and females.

Mol Autism 2015 12;6:45. Epub 2015 Aug 12.

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18B Trumpington Road, Cambridge, CB2 8AH UK ; NIHR CLAHRC for the East of England, Douglas House, 18B Trumpington Road, Cambridge, CB2 8AH England UK ; CLASS Clinic, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, Peterborough, CB21 5EF UK.

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August 2015

A Pooled Genome-Wide Association Study of Asperger Syndrome.

PLoS One 2015 15;10(7):e0131202. Epub 2015 Jul 15.

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom; CLASS Clinic, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT), Cambridge, United Kingdom.

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April 2016

Exploring the Underdiagnosis and Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Conditions in Beijing.

Autism Res 2015 Jun 6;8(3):250-60. Epub 2015 May 6.

Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Cambridge Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.

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June 2015

Measuring autistic traits in the general population: a systematic review of the Autism-Spectrum Quotient (AQ) in a nonclinical population sample of 6,900 typical adult males and females.

Mol Autism 2015 14;6. Epub 2015 Jan 14.

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18B Trumpington Road, Cambridge, CB2 8AH UK ; NIHR CLAHRC for the East of England, Douglas House, 18B Trumpington Road, Cambridge, CB2 8AH England, UK ; CLASS Clinic, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, Peterborough, CB21 5EF UK.

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April 2015

Validation of existing diagnosis of autism in mainland China using standardised diagnostic instruments.

Autism 2015 Nov 10;19(8):1010-7. Epub 2015 Mar 10.

Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Cambridge Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.

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November 2015

Investigating the structure of the autism-spectrum quotient using Mokken scaling.

Psychol Assess 2015 Jun 9;27(2):596-604. Epub 2015 Feb 9.

Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Hull.

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June 2015

Parental concerns, socioeconomic status, and the risk of autism spectrum conditions in a population-based study.

Res Dev Disabil 2014 Dec 26;35(12):3678-88. Epub 2014 Sep 26.

Cambridge Institute of Public Health, Cambridge University School of Medicine, Forvie Site, University of Cambridge, CB2 0SR, UK.

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December 2014

The latent structure of cognitive and emotional empathy in individuals with autism, first-degree relatives and typical individuals.

Mol Autism 2014 1;5:42. Epub 2014 Aug 1.

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK ; Faculty of Science, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.

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August 2014

Attenuation of typical sex differences in 800 adults with autism vs. 3,900 controls.

PLoS One 2014 16;9(7):e102251. Epub 2014 Jul 16.

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom; Cambridge Lifespan Asperger Syndrome Service (CLASS) Clinic, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough National Health Service Foundation Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom; Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

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March 2015

Attenuation of typical sex differences in 800 adults with autism vs. 3,900 controls.

PLoS One 2014 16;9(7):e102251. Epub 2014 Jul 16.

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom; Cambridge Lifespan Asperger Syndrome Service (CLASS) Clinic, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough National Health Service Foundation Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom; Department of Psychiatry, National Taiwan University Hospital and College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan.

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March 2015

Comparison between a Mandarin Chinese version of the Childhood Autism Spectrum Test and the Clancy Autism Behaviour Scale in mainland China.

Res Dev Disabil 2014 Jul 25;35(7):1599-608. Epub 2014 Apr 25.

Cambridge Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Forvie Site, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge, CB2 0SR, UK.

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July 2014

The Mandarin Childhood Autism Spectrum Test (CAST): sex differences.

J Autism Dev Disord 2014 Sep;44(9):2137-46

Cambridge Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Forvie Site, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge, CB2 0SR, UK,

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September 2014

Psychometric properties of the Mandarin version of the Childhood Autism Spectrum Test (CAST): an exploratory study.

J Autism Dev Disord 2014 Jul;44(7):1565-76

Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge, CB2 0SR, UK,

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July 2014

Service provision for autism in mainland China: preliminary mapping of service pathways.

Soc Sci Med 2013 Dec 27;98:87-94. Epub 2013 Aug 27.

Institute of Public Health, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, University of Cambridge, CB2 0SR, UK.

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December 2013

Is synaesthesia more common in autism?

Mol Autism 2013 Nov 20;4(1):40. Epub 2013 Nov 20.

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18B Trumpington Rd, Cambridge CB2 8AH, UK.

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November 2013

Do girls with anorexia nervosa have elevated autistic traits?

Mol Autism 2013 Jul 31;4(1):24. Epub 2013 Jul 31.

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge University, 18B Trumpington Rd, Cambridge CB2 8AH, UK.

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July 2013

The Mandarin Chinese version of the childhood autism spectrum test (CAST): test-retest reliability.

Res Dev Disabil 2013 Oct 26;34(10):3267-75. Epub 2013 Jul 26.

Cambridge Institute of Public Health, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, University of Cambridge, CB2 0SR, UK; Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Road, University of Cambridge, CB2 2AH, UK. Electronic address:

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October 2013

Empathizing, systemizing, and autistic traits: latent structure in individuals with autism, their parents, and general population controls.

J Abnorm Psychol 2013 May;122(2):600-9

Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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May 2013

Prevalence of autism in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Mol Autism 2013 Apr 9;4(1). Epub 2013 Apr 9.

Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge, CB2 0SR, UK.

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April 2013

Cognition in males and females with autism: similarities and differences.

PLoS One 2012 17;7(10):e47198. Epub 2012 Oct 17.

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

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April 2013

A review of healthcare service and education provision of Autism Spectrum Condition in mainland China.

Res Dev Disabil 2013 Jan 6;34(1):469-79. Epub 2012 Oct 6.

Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Cambridge Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way CB2 0SR, UK.

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January 2013

Service provision for autism in mainland China: a service providers' perspective.

Res Dev Disabil 2013 Jan 4;34(1):440-51. Epub 2012 Oct 4.

Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Cambridge Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way CB2 0SR, UK.

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January 2013

Brief report: development of the adolescent empathy and systemizing quotients.

J Autism Dev Disord 2012 Oct;42(10):2225-35

Department of Psychiatry, Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18B Trumpington Rd, Cambridge, UK.

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October 2012

Toward brief “Red Flags” for autism screening: The Short Autism Spectrum Quotient and the Short Quantitative Checklist for Autism in toddlers in 1,000 cases and 3,000 controls [corrected].

J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2012 Feb 30;51(2):202-212.e7. Epub 2011 Dec 30.

Autism Research Centre, Cambridge University, Department of Psychiatry, UK.

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February 2012

No major effect of twinning on autistic traits.

Autism Res 2011 Oct 15;4(5):377-82. Epub 2011 Jul 15.

Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, United Kingdom.

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October 2011

Are autism spectrum conditions more prevalent in an information-technology region? A school-based study of three regions in the Netherlands.

J Autism Dev Disord 2012 May;42(5):734-9

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Road, CB2 8AH Cambridge, UK.

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May 2012

Defining the broader, medium and narrow autism phenotype among parents using the Autism Spectrum Quotient (AQ).

Mol Autism 2010 Jun 17;1(1):10. Epub 2010 Jun 17.

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Rd, Cambridge, CB2 8AH, UK.

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June 2010

The children's Empathy Quotient and Systemizing Quotient: sex differences in typical development and in autism spectrum conditions.

J Autism Dev Disord 2009 Nov 17;39(11):1509-21. Epub 2009 Jun 17.

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, Cambridge CB2 8AH, UK.

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November 2009

Prevalence of autism-spectrum conditions: UK school-based population study.

Br J Psychiatry 2009 Jun;194(6):500-9

University of Cambridge, Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Road, Cambridge CB2 8AH, UK.

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June 2009

Battlefield trauma, traumatic shock and consequences: war-related advances in critical care.

Crit Care Clin 2009 Jan;25(1):31-45, vii

Department of Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA.

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January 2009

Ketamine-based total intravenous anesthesia versus isoflurane anesthesia in a swine model of hemorrhagic shock.

J Trauma 2008 Oct;65(4):901-8; discussion 908-9

Section of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA.

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October 2008

The Childhood Autism Spectrum Test (CAST): sex differences.

J Autism Dev Disord 2008 Oct 12;38(9):1731-9. Epub 2008 Apr 12.

Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.

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October 2008

The Q-CHAT (Quantitative CHecklist for Autism in Toddlers): a normally distributed quantitative measure of autistic traits at 18-24 months of age: preliminary report.

J Autism Dev Disord 2008 Sep 1;38(8):1414-25. Epub 2008 Feb 1.

Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Road, Cambridge, CB2 8AH, UK.

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September 2008

The Autism Spectrum Quotient: Children's Version (AQ-Child).

J Autism Dev Disord 2008 Aug 7;38(7):1230-40. Epub 2007 Dec 7.

Department of Psychiatry, Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, 18b Trumpington Road, Cambridge, UK.

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August 2008

The Childhood Asperger Syndrome Test (CAST): test-retest reliability.

Autism 2006 Jul;10(4):415-27

Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, UK.

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July 2006

The CAST (Childhood Asperger Syndrome Test): test accuracy.

Autism 2005 Feb;9(1):45-68

Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, UK.

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February 2005