Some cases of anxiety, which often accompanies autism, may stem from a faulty immune system, a new study suggests — but some experts are skeptical.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Studies of the brain’s sensory system may provide unique insight into the brain mechanisms that underlie autism and could point to possible treatments.
Adults with autism are more than twice as likely as neurotypical people to be diagnosed with an anxiety disorder.
Emergency rooms throughout California are reporting a sharp increase in adolescents and young adults seeking care for a mental health crisis.
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.
Eight mental health conditions occur unusually often in autistic people, a new analysis suggests.