Alycia Halladay

DSM-5 Live Chat

On Saturday, May 18, the American Psychiatric Association will release the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition (DSM-5). The new edition introduces fundamental changes in the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder. D... More...

Further Evidence that Valproate during Pregnancy Increases Autism Risk

Large study links autism and prenatal use of anti-epileptic drug; alternative medicines possible for some but not all women

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Beyond Autism Genes: Epigenetic Differences in Identical Twins

 

A “Top Ten Advances in Autism Research 2013” Selection See all the year’s “Top Ten” here. ... More...

The “Female Protective Effect”

A new study provides insights into why girls are much less likely than boys to develop autism

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Study Looks Beyond the Risk of Autism in Baby Siblings

Many younger sibs of children with autism have symptoms and delays that fall short of ASD but warrant early intervention

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