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Autism and Suicide

Autistic children may be at greater risk of suicide ideation and attempts http://news.psu.edu/story/267913/2013/03/11/research/autistic-children-may-be-greater-risk-suicide-ideation-and-attempts By Jennifer Swales March 11, 2013 HERSHEY, Pa. — Children with an autism spectrum disorder may be at greater risk for contemplating suicide or attempting suicide than … Continue reading

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Glutamate and Suicide – Implications for Autism ?

Countering Brian Chemical could Prevent Suicide http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2012/countering-brain-chemical-could-prevent-suicides/ Researchers have found the first proof that a chemical in the brain called glutamate is linked to suicidal behavior, offering new hope for efforts to prevent people from taking their own lives. Writing … Continue reading

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Parasites, Inflammation and Suicide

Common parasite may trigger suicide attempts http://news.msu.edu/story/common-parasite-may-trigger-suicide-attempts/ University of Michigan – Press Release EAST LANSING, Mich. — A parasite thought to be harmless and found in many people may actually be causing subtle changes in the brain, leading to suicide … Continue reading

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mGlu2 – A Molecular Signature – Stress, Anxiety, Depression and Autism ?

Research hints at why stress is more devastating for some http://newswire.rockefeller.edu Some people take stress in stride; others are done in by it. New research at Rockefeller University has identified the molecular mechanisms of this so-called stress gap in mice … Continue reading

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Asperger’s and Suicidal Thoughts – Urgent Research needed

Asperger syndrome and suicide http://www.thelancet.com Adults with the autism spectrum condition known as Asperger Syndrome are nine times more likely to struggle with suicidal thoughts than people from the UK general population, according to the first large-scale clinical study of … Continue reading

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IMFAR 2014 – Psychiatric and Medical Conditions Among Adults with ASD

Psychiatric and Medical Conditions Among Adults with ASD https://imfar.confex.com/imfar/2014/webprogram/Paper17783.html Background: Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have been shown to have a higher burden of medical and psychiatric comorbidities and increased utilization of health care services compared to the general … Continue reading

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Adults with ASD have a significant burden of major psychiatric and medical conditions.

Psychiatric and Medical Conditions Among Adults with ASD https://imfar.confex.com/imfar/2014/webprogram/Paper17783.html Background: Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have been shown to have a higher burden of medical and psychiatric comorbidities and increased utilization of health care services compared to the general … Continue reading

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Psychological Effects of Anti-Depressants – Worse than Thought

Psychological side-effects of anti-depressants worse than thought http://www.liv.ac.uk/ LIVERPOOL, UK – 26 February 2014: A University of Liverpool researcher has shown that thoughts of suicide, sexual difficulties and emotional numbness as a result of anti-depressants may be more widespread than … Continue reading

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Environment , Paternal Age and Psychiatric Disorders

IU study ties father’s age at childbearing to higher rates of psychiatric, academic problems in kids http://news.indiana.edu/releases/iu/2014/02/paternal-age-at-childbearing.shtml BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — An Indiana University study in collaboration with medical researchers from Karolinska Institute in Stockholm has found that advancing paternal age … Continue reading

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First Biomarker for Depression

Identification of first biomarker for major depression could enable better diagnosis and treatment http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/News/Media-office/Press-releases/2014/WTP055685.htm 18 February 2014 In a study published today in the ‘Proceedings of the National Academies of Science’, researchers from the University of Cambridge have identified the … Continue reading

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