Tag: DSM-5

August 2017
News

New diagnosis covers ‘borderlands’ of autism spectrum

by  /  28 August 2017

Children with social communication disorder have the same features as children with autism; they just have fewer of the features.

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July 2017
Opinion / Viewpoint

Choice of method may influence brain imaging results in autism

by  /  25 July 2017

Small differences in brain imaging methods can have large effects on results.

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June 2017
Week of JuneJun
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2017
News / Spotted

Fathering geeks; GWAS weaknesses; Prozac protection and more

by  /  23 June 2017

Paternal age drives ‘geek index’ scores, GWAS may have a big weakness, serotonin boosts mouse social behaviors, and what is science Tinder?

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News

Rare form of regression is distinct from most autism

by  /  1 June 2017

A rare condition marked by a sudden and profound loss of skills is biologically distinct from other forms of autism.

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May 2017
Opinion / Viewpoint

With support, community doctors could detect adults with autism

by  /  16 May 2017

Community mental health clinics, which serve millions of Americans, can help identify adults with undiagnosed autism — and change their lives for the better.

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March 2017
News

Autism rates in the United States explained

by  /  2 March 2017

The bulk of the increase in autism prevalence stems from a growing awareness of the condition and changes to the diagnostic criteria.

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November 2016
Opinion / Viewpoint

Autism diagnosis must account for individual ability to function

by  /  29 November 2016

A new guide offers the most detailed assessment yet of ability in people with autism, and may be a useful tool for diagnosis and research.

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May 2016
News

New tool lets cognitive skills guide autism treatment

by  /  14 May 2016

A new algorithm relies on abilities rather than diagnoses to steer clinicians toward personalized treatments for autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

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News

Diagnostic manual may need to separate repetitive behaviors

by  /  14 May 2016

A detailed analysis of the behavior of 6,500 children suggests that five types of behaviors lumped together in current diagnostic guidelines should each be considered separately.

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March 2016
News

Clinical acumen key in discerning autism, attention deficit

by  /  4 March 2016

A widely used diagnostic test for autism can reliably distinguish the condition from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, but not always.

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