Just weeks before psychiatry’s new diagnostic “bible”—the DSM 5— is set to be released, the world’s major funder …
Diverse mental illnesses may actually represent variations on a common theme rather than separate disorders.
There is more evidence that a minority of autistic children may eventually overcome their developmental issues, but experts caution that such recovery is rare.
About 10% of low-functioning children with autism may “bloom” and outgrow most of their severe disabilities by adolescence.
In the first large-scale study of its kind, U.S. and South Korean researchers report that the rate of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) may be significantly higher than previously thought, affecting as many as 1 in 38 children. The …
It’s generally better to detect a disease sooner rather than later, but with some slowly progressing conditions, it’s not always possible to pick out the first signs of trouble.