Over the course of my life, I have been given no fewer than five different diagnoses for mental illnesses, under the …
Boys outnumber girls when it comes to autism diagnoses, and researchers may have uncovered one reason why.
There is more evidence that a minority of autistic children may eventually overcome their developmental issues, but experts caution that such recovery is rare.
The evolutionary link between acquiring good information and survival may have given rise to both consciousness and the pleasure of problem-solving
A study of eight child prodigies finds that share some striking characteristics, most notably high levels of autistic traits and an overrepresentation of autism in their close family members
Watch out, Viagra! The hormone oxytocin may also improve sexual function — at least in men with Asperger’s syndrome — according to a published case report.
The antidepressant Prozac may alleviate repetitive behavior and obsessive-compulsive symptoms in adults with autism, reducing these defining symptoms of the disorder, according to new research.