Daily Archives: May 22, 2012

DSM-IV vs DSM-5 – New Study – Not Good News

DSM-IV vs DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for toddlers with Autism. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22582849 To evaluate prevalence rates of autism and autism symptomatology in toddlers using DSM-IV vs DSM-5 criteria. Method: Two thousand seven hundred and twenty-one toddlers at risk for a developmental disability … Continue reading

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Coping Cats and Autism

The Coping Cat Program for Children with Anxiety and Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22588377 The purpose of this pilot study was to evaluate whether a modified version of the Coping Cat program could be effective in … Continue reading

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Quick Post – Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis – Autism

Apologies poor formatting Pub Med Dutch original. [Anti-NMDA-receptor encephalitis: a new axis-III disorder in the differential diagnosisof childhood disintegrative disorder, early onset schizophrenia and late onset autism]. [Article in Dutch] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22588963 Summary Childhood disintegrative disorder cdd, early onset schizophrenia , … Continue reading

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Cochrane – Aripiprazole – Antipsychotic Autism

Aripiprazole for autism spectrum disorders (ASD). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22592735 Irritability related to ASD has been treated with antipsychotics. Aripiprazole, a third generation atypical antipsychotic, is a relatively new drug that has a unique mechanism of action different from other antipsychotics. Two randomized … Continue reading

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Environmental Toxins and Future Generations just got complicated

I have written previously about epigentic inheritance previously see category link. This study presents new findings from researchers based at Washington University.The implications for health are enormous. Toxicants cause ovarian disease across generations http://news.wsu.edu/pages/publications.asp?Action=Detail&PublicationID=31607&TypeID=1 PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University … Continue reading

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