Anxiety, Sensory Over-responsivity, and Gastrointestinal Problems in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology
Date Published: 
January 2013

Anxiety, sensory processing problems and gastrointestinal (GI) issues occur frequently in children with ASD. This study examines the relationship between the three and finds that sensory over-responsivity and anxiety are highly associated and linked to GI problems.