Latest Pervasive developmental disorders Stories
A new study conducted by researchers at Baylor University found that a controversial autism treatment is ineffective and harmful.
A team from the University of Southern California (USC) and Children's Hospital Los Angeles found that exposure to regional pollution is associated with autism.
Parents of children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) received some much needed good news in the form of a study published online in the Journal of Autism and Development Disorders earlier this month.
Although schizophrenia is highly genetic in origin, the genes involved in the disorder have been difficult to identify.
While child prodigies have been recognized throughout history, a new study has found a possible link between those we would deem prodigies and a relatively new mental health condition, autism.
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have shown that a single protein plays an oversized role in intellectual and behavioral development.