What's the link between restrictive anorexia, anorexia nervosa, and binge eating disorder and ASD? This study sheds some light.
Alterations in the gut microbiome may trigger autoimmunity against the CNS, and contribute to the development of neuropsychiatric disorders. How? A recent review offers insights.
ECT has been found effective in mitigating the deleterious consequences of SIB.
Although Asperger disorder is now included as part of the overall autism spectrum disorder, some say Pandora’s box has been opened.
On the association between symptoms of autism spectrum disorder with environmental toxin exposure.
Setting the record straight on the burgeoning field of reproductive psychiatry.
Rates of severe mental illness in children and adolescents have dropped 16% since 1996, according to a new study. The lead author explains possible reasons for this surprising finding and concludes: "We're moving in the right direction!"
An expert discusses the clinical, biological, and genetic components of de novo mutations and autism spectrum disorders.
This psychiatrist takes notice when he hears public remarks by celebrities on their alleged psychiatric illnesses. A perfect example is when Jerry Seinfeld claimed he was “a bit autistic” to Brian Williams on NBC Nightly News.
Innovative approaches that advance our understanding of the mechanisms that confer risk for psychiatric illness in youths is the focus.