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Autism in adults: diagnosis and management | Guidance and guidelines | NICE

This guideline will shortly be checked to see if it needs updating, please register as a stakeholder to be informed about the decision.  
nice.org.uk
about 4 years ago
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Autism in under 19s: support and management | Guidance and guidelines | NICE

This guideline will shortly be checked to see if it needs updating, please register as a stakeholder to be informed about the decision.  
nice.org.uk
about 4 years ago
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Learning disability care hospital beds reduced - BBC News

Hospital beds for people with learning disabilities and autism will be halved in England, the NHS has announced.  
bbc.co.uk
about 4 years ago
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Specialist Referral Key to Reliable Autism Diagnosis

Specialist referral is crucial to obtaining a reliable autism diagnosis, say US researchers, who found that receipt of new information changes the diagnosis in many cases.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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'Gripping' autism book wins Samuel Johnson prize - BBC News

American writer Steve Silberman wins the £20,000 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction for his book about the history of autism.  
bbc.co.uk
about 4 years ago
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Oxytocin Nasal Spray Promising in Children With Autism

Oxytocin nasal spray improves social interactions in young children with autism in a double-blind crossover trial.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Family's court challenge over autistic daughter's move - BBC News

The family of a woman with autism who had to be cared for in England because there was no suitable facility in Wales launches a judicial review against the Welsh government.  
bbc.co.uk
about 4 years ago
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New Guidelines to Improve Inpatient Care for Kids With Autism

US experts have developed new guidelines for general inpatient psychiatric care for children with autism or intellectual disabilities to bring it in line with care provided in specialist units.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Antidepressants in Pregnancy Linked to Increased Autism Risk

SSRI use in the second and/or third trimester shows a significant increased risk for autism spectrum disorder by age 7. Consideration of risks to fetus with untreated maternal depression are encouraged.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Eugen Bleuler - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Paul Eugen Bleuler (German: [ˈɔɪɡeːn ˈblɔɪlər]; April 30, 1857 – July 15, 1939)[1] was a Swiss psychiatrist and eugenicist[2] most notable for his contributions to the understanding of mental illness and for coining the terms "schizophrenia",[3][4] "schizoid",[5] "autism",[6] and what Sigmund Freud called "Bleuler's happily chosen term ambivalence".[7]  
en.wikipedia.org
almost 4 years ago
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Autism May Strain Family Life Even Before Children Are Diagnosed

Autism may strain family life even before children are diagnosed with the disorder, according to a new study that suggests caregivers and patients alike may benefit from treatment tailored to specific sources of stress in the household.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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What Is Autism?

 
autismspeaks.org
almost 4 years ago
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Non-specialist health workers can deliver autism treatment in Asia, finds study

Researchers from the United Kingdom and South Asia have collaborated to adapt a parent led autism intervention that is effective, feasible, and can be delivered by non-specialist healthcare workers in South Asia.  
feeds.bmj.com
almost 4 years ago
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DUF1220 Domain Tied to Autism and Schizophrenia

Variations in the copy number of DUF1220, a protein domain implicated in human brain evolution, may be associated with autism and schizophrenia, according to Colorado-based researchers.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Absence of GABA Activity Linked to Autistic Behaviors

Neurotransmitter activity that normally occurs during a visual perception test appears to be absent in people with autism, a new study shows.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Prenatal Exposure to Asthma Drugs May Boost Autism Risk

Exposure to beta-2-adrenergic receptor agonists in utero increased the risk of developing autism spectrum disorders, new research shows.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Can Maternal Antidepressant Use Raise the Risk for Autism? CME/CE

: A new study finds an association between antidepressant use during pregnancy and the subsequent risk for autism spectrum disorders among the offspring.  
medscape.org
almost 4 years ago
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NHS England 'must monitor waits for autism diagnosis' - BBC News

The amount of time it takes for autism to be diagnosed should be monitored by NHS England and targets set, the National Autistic Society (NAS) says.  
bbc.co.uk
almost 4 years ago
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Maternal Prepregnancy Obesity, Diabetes Linked to Autism

Maternal prepregnancy obesity combined with diabetes was associated with increased risk for autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disabilities.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Communication-Focused Therapy for Preschoolers With Autism

A parent-mediated, communication-focused therapy for young children with autism may provide some symptom improvement--but is it cost effective over the long-term?  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago