Autism and sexual behavior
Like nonaffected adults, individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) show the entire range of sexual behaviors. However, due to the core symptoms of the. Curr Psychiatry Rep. Apr;17(4) doi: /s Sexual behavior and autism spectrum disorders: an update and discussion. Dubin is one of many autistic individuals who have become embroiled in the criminal justice system because of their sexual behavior. Some. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, Vol. 29, No. 2, Sexual Behaviors in Autism: Problems of Definition and Management George M. Realmuto1,3 and Lisa A. Ruble2 Surveys of sexual behavior in autism suggest a variety of behavioral expression. behavior and children with autism and hypersexual behavior. Based on a survey of parents of children age 9 to 38 years with autism, inappropriate sexual behaviors were frequent; 65% touched their private parts in public, 23% masturbated in public, 18% touched the opposite sex inappropriately, and 14% masturbated with an unusualCited by: 3. Eight Challenges With Sexual Behavior and Asperger's. Navigating the sensual social world is challenging for people across the board, but people on the autism spectrum may struggle with additional challenges in communication and social sexinbelgium.info: Kate Miller-Wilson.