Are Adults with Aspie at Higher Risk of Suicidal Tendencies?

Adults with Aspergers are seen to be nine times likelier to experience suicide triggering thoughts compared to the general population as per a recent clinical study. The study involved a controlled group survey involving 118 women and 256 men. These individuals had a successful Asperger diagnosis between 2004 and 2013. Consecutive studies involving the behavior … Read more

Researchers Develop Autism Symptoms Self-Assessment Resource Kit for Adults

A questionnaire designed to measure the restricted and repetitive behaviors in adults, with autism condition, is a helpful tool in evaluating autism symptoms online. Autism test adult is observed to be one of the first effective self-assessment tools for a core symptom evaluation of autism in adults. The questionnaire attempts to measure the repetitive behaviors … Read more

Understanding the Origins of Autism and Associated Sensory Processing Disorders

The origins of autism continue to remain mysterious. However, researchers are continuing their tireless work to understand which areas of the brain are involved and in what way the first signs of the condition appears. The latest findings bring us closer to understanding the pathology of the condition as well as understanding the point where … Read more

Can Breakthrough Research Lead to Better Prescription of Antipsychotic Drugs

Antipsychotic drugs make it to the list of widely prescribed and consumed medicines across the globe especially with individuals diagnosed with autism, bipolar disorders, and schizophrenia. However, a recent study has observed individuals diagnosed with the above conditions, are most likely to experience side effects to the extreme since the drugs are likely to interact … Read more

Project Lifesaver initiative on Advanced Neurotransmitters poised to make a difference – Experts believe

Oliver Jack, a 5-year-old autistic boy, loved to play in the water and enjoyed wading. Unfortunately, the boy wandered into shallow waters and drowned in a pond located near his home. Authorities say the young boy had been missing for 5 to 6 hours before divers could find his body. Sebastian, an 8-year-old child, was … Read more

Can Differing Reports of Autistic Children Have Anything to do with their Ethnicity?

Racial differences are seen to be a major concern for healthcare providers as they believe inaccurate reports by parents about their child’s ASD might result in a delayed autism diagnosis in non-Caucasian children, as per a study by researchers at Georgia State University. Further, the study uncovered noticeable differences between Caucasian parents and African-American parents … Read more

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