PSYCHIATRY AND CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, vol.28, no.2, pp.136-141, 2018 (SCI-Expanded)
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PSYCHIATRY AND CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Dyslexia, theory of mind, children, empathy, learning disorders, FALSE-BELIEF, READING-COMPREHENSION, LANGUAGE IMPAIRMENT, EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONS, SPECTRUM DISORDERS, FACIAL EXPRESSIONS, DISABILITIES, DYSLEXIA, EMOTION, RECOGNITION
Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated:
OBJECTIVES: Specific learning disorder (SLD) is a very common disorder in childhood, and it is discussed under neurodevelopmental disorders in the Fifth Edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). SLD affects children's academic achievement, as well as bringing challenges in their social relationships. The purpose of our study is to compare the empathy and theory of mind (ToM) abilities of children with SLD with those of healthy peers.