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Some Conditions Linked to Preterm Birth Not Caused by Preterm Birth Itself
Preterm birth increases the risk of infant mortality and autism, but poor academic and social outcomes are likely caused by confounding factors and not preterm birth itself.
Exposure to Pollution Increases Autism Risk
Exposure to pollution in early life may increase the risk of autism spectrum disorders, according to researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health.
Shared Risk Factors in Multiple Psychiatric Disorders
The aggregation of psychiatric diagnoses in individual psychiatric patients, ie, the presence of multiple disorders in one individual, is a curious and sometimes disturbing observation in psychiatry.
Caution Advised for Valproate Use During Pregnancy Due to Autism Link
In a new study, researchers found an absolute risk of 4.42% of valproate use during pregnancy with autism spectrum disorder and an absolute risk of 2.50% for childhood autism.
Slideshow: Developmental Psychopathology Comes of Age
Traumatic brain injury, criminal responsibility, traumatic stress, and autism spectrum/neurodevelopmental disorders slideshow
Complementary and Alternative Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder
A recently published NIH study of 112 children suggested that some children might possibly outgrow autism.
Autism Spectrum and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
This article aims to provide the general psychiatric community with an update on the major findings on the biology of ASDs as well as the advances in diagnostic and interventional strategies.
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