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Given that almost 70% of young adults with Asperger syndrome have suffered from depression, it is vital that psychiatric care staff are aware of this so that patients are given the right treatment, reveals research from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Children with autism often have problems developing motor skills, such as running, throwing a ball or even learning how to write.
The underlying reason autism is often associated with gastrointestinal problems is an unknown, but new results to be published in the online journal mBio® on January 10 reveal that the guts of autistic children differ from other children in at least one important way: many children with autism harbor a type of bacteria in their guts that non-autistic children do not.
To diagnose autism spectrum disorders, clinicians typically administer a variety of tests or scales and use information from observations and parent interviews to classify individuals into subcategories listed in standard psychiatric diagnostic manuals.
It is time to learn a whole new way to approach autism. As research reveals, the brain structure of autistic individuals reveals qualities and abilities that may exceed those of people who do not have the condition.
Autism and autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) are currently diagnosed primarily through subjective observation of autistic behaviors.
Diagnosing autism and autistic spectrum disorders through subjective observation may be a thing of the past.
New findings from a 16-year study confirm that the Diagnostic and Statistic Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), the gold-standard for the classification of mental health conditions, can be used to accurately identify autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in children with Down syndrome.
Eagles owners commit to furthering cutting-edge autism research in their backyard Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 29, 2011 Christina Weiss Lurie and
A primary characteristic of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is impairments in social-communication skills.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.