People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may carry certain rare, harmful mutations in many of the same genes as people with autism.
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A collection of rare genetic variants associated with autism and schizophrenia also seem to increase a person’s odds of having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
A tiny chunk of the brain’s emotion enter, the amygdala, is enlarged in some autistic children; the larger this piece, the more anxious and depressed the child is likely to be.
The severity of autism tracks closely with that of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Eight mental health conditions occur unusually often in autistic people, a new analysis suggests.
The American Academy of Pediatrics issued new guidelines yesterday upholding that central role of medications accompanied by behavioral therapy in ADHD treatment.
A new survey suggests autism prevalence has more than doubled over nine years, but the numbers may reflect only a rise in awareness and better data collection.
Being anemic while pregnant may increase a woman’s chance of having a child with intellectual disability, autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.