J Nerv Ment Dis 2021 May 7. Epub 2021 May 7.
Department of Psychology Centre for Ethics, Law, and Mental Health, University of Gothenburg The National Board of Forensic Medicine, Department of Forensic Psychiatry IGDORE, Institute for Globally Distributed Open Research and Education, Gothenburg Department of Public Health Sciences, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden.
Abstract: The importance of personality traits for the outcome of psychiatric treatment, including treatment for alcohol use disorder (AUD), has been widely acknowledged. Also, research on autism spectrum disorders has evolved in recent years, emphasizing that the behavioral traits within these neuropsychiatric disorders exist on a dimension both within and outside the boundaries of psychopathology. In the present study, the relationship between personality traits associated with autistic functioning and level of alcohol use among patients before and after concluded AUD treatment was investigated. Read More