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Women in Psychology

1966-1979 Recieved numerous grants in two research areas (psychophysiology of autism and the development of parent training as a treatment for children with conduct disorder)  
psychology.okstate.edu
over 3 years ago
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Sibling Experiences: Living With Young Persons With Autism

This study examines sibling experiences when living with a young person with autism.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Folic Acid Linked to Less Autism in Kids of Women With Epilepsy

New research suggests that women with epilepsy who take an antiepileptic drug should start taking folic acid supplements as early as possible in pregnancy, if not before.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Seven days in medicine: 1-7 June 2016

New guidance from NHS England and the Royal College of General Practitioners is urging GPs to review prescriptions for patients with learning disabilities or autism and to make sure that psychotropic drugs are continued only when the person poses a severe risk to themselves or others and all other alternatives have been exhausted. A review published last year found that between 30 000 and 35 000 people in the United Kingdom with learning disabilities or autism were taking an antidepressant or an antipsychotic despite not having the conditions for which the drugs are indicated. (See full BMJ story doi:10.1136/bmj.i3137)  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Seven days in medicine: 1-7 June 2016

New guidance from NHS England and the Royal College of General Practitioners is urging GPs to review prescriptions for patients with learning disabilities or autism and to make sure that psychotropic drugs are continued only when the person poses a severe risk to themselves or others and all other alternatives have been exhausted. A review published last year found that between 30 000 and 35 000 people in the United Kingdom with learning disabilities or autism were taking an antidepressant or an antipsychotic despite not having the conditions for which the drugs are indicated. (See full BMJ story doi:10.1136/bmj.i3137)  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Strategies Can Help Calm Children With Autism Undergoing Surgery

Surgeons have historically relied on sedation to deal with the distress of children with autism being prepped to undergo an operation, but a new review outlines other strategies that may help both doctors and patients have a better experience.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Does Autism Impart a Reduced Risk for Cancer? CME/CE

: A genomic database study reveals that patients with autism spectrum disorder have lower rates of cancer than do control participants, despite increased rare, coding variation in oncogenes.  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago
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Hypertension in Pregnancy Ups Intellectual Disability, ASD Risk

Children born of mothers who have any form of hypertension during pregnancy are at elevated risk for intellectual disability and autism.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Self-injury Linked to Altered Pain Processing in Autism

Individuals with autism who engage in self-injurious behavior are more likely to be lower functioning and display aberrations in pain processing.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Repetitive TMS May Help Core Features of Autism

Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation, known to be successful in refractory depression, can ameliorate some core features of autism, new research shows.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) 2016

International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) 2016: Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from IMFAR 2016.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Excessive Folate, B12 in Pregnancy Dramatically Ups Autism Risk

Folate and vitamin B12 supplementation during pregnancy reduces the risk of having a child diagnosed with autism, but excessive levels of these nutrients dramatically increase risk.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Brain imaging reveals autism in boys

Researchers at Linköping University and the University of Gothenburg have developed a new brain imaging measure to identify autism in boys. The method opens up new possibilities to track progress and improve treatment.  
liu.se
over 3 years ago
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Cancer and Autism Linked

A paradoxical increase in oncogenic mutations, but a markedly reduced cancer risk in individuals with autism, may lead to cancer therapies being 'repurposed' to treat autism, say US scientists.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Robotic Horse to Help with Autism, Arthritis, Cerebral Palsy, Etc. |

Hippotherapy, or equine-assisted therapy, relies on riding horses to improve the symptoms of patients with a variety of physical and psychological conditio  
medgadget.com
over 3 years ago
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US Autism Rate Steady at 1 in 68: CDC

There's been no change in autism prevalence in the US, although it's too soon to say whether it is stabilizing, says the CDC.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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New campaign aims to raise awareness of autism - BBC News

Nikki Fox has been to meet the young star of a campaign which is trying to raise awareness of autism  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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The relief and grief of a child being diagnosed with autism - BBC News

A new TV drama tells the story of a family discovering their son is autistic, but what is it really like for families to receive that diagnosis?  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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People with autism 'die younger', warns charity - BBC News

People with autism are dying earlier than the general population, often through epilepsy or suicide, a charity warns.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago