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Tool helps identify those risk for autism spectrum disorder

July 26, 2017

The Autism Observation Scale for Infants, or AOSI, can help ascertain young children with tuberous sclerosis complex who are at higher risk for autism spectrum disorder, according to findings recently published in Pediatric Neurology.

According to researchers, tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) occurs in one out of every 6,000 people.

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Oxytocin effective treatment for social deficits in children with autism

July 26, 2017
Intranasal oxytocin can improve social functioning in children with autism spectrum disorder, with specific benefits observed for signaling deficits, according to a…
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Study suggests link between antidepressant exposure, autism

July 20, 2017
Autism was more common in children exposed to antidepressants during pregnancy, compared with children not exposed to antidepressants whose mothers had a history of…
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Researchers identify gaps in care in patients with autism

July 20, 2017
Although significant strides have been made in helping youths with autism transition to adulthood, there are still areas where research can help facilitate this process…
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Pharmacology in the Treatment of Severe Autism Spectrum Disorder

Pediatric Annals, October 2012, Volume 41 Issue 10
CME Educational Objectives 1. Recognize which presentations of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) respond to medication. 2…
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The Patient with Bipolar Disorder

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This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with bipolar disorder.
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