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000254962 245__ $$aThe Feeling of Me Feeling for You: Interoception, Alexithymia and Empathy in Autism
000254962 260__ $$c2018-04-11
000254962 269__ $$a2018-04-11
000254962 336__ $$aJournal Articles
000254962 520__ $$aFollowing recent evidence for a link between interoception, emotion and empathy, we investigated relationships between these factors in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). 26 adults with ASD and 26 healthy participants completed tasks measuring interoception, alexithymia and empathy. ASD participants with alexithymia demonstrated lower cognitive and affective empathy than ASD participants without alexithymia. ASD participants showed reduced interoceptive sensitivity (IS), and also reduced interoceptive awareness (IA). IA was correlated with empathy and alexithymia, but IS was related to neither. Alexithymia fulfilled a mediating role between IA and empathy. Our findings are suggestive of an alexithymic subgroup in ASD, with distinct interoceptive processing abilities, and have implications for diagnosis and interventions
000254962 6531_ $$aAutism, Interoception, Empathy, Alexithymia
000254962 700__ $$aMul, Cari-lène
000254962 700__ $$aStagg, Steven D.
000254962 700__ $$aHerbelin, Bruno
000254962 700__ $$aAspell, Jane E.
000254962 773__ $$q2953-2967$$k9$$j48$$tJournal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
000254962 8560_ $$fbruno.herbelin@epfl.ch
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000254962 961__ $$alaurence.gauvin@epfl.ch
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