Given its reputation, the most shocking thing about electroconvulsive therapy might be how beneficial — and banal — it actually is.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Depression is twice as common in women as it is in men, yet many do not receive the help they need, in part due to the stigma surrounding mental health issues.
One in five children in the United States have a psychiatric condition, but schools often lack the training and resources they need to give these students the support they need.
A new study shows that women with autism are continually misunderstood, work to camouflage their true selves and face a high risk of sexual abuse.
A new study casts doubt on the ‘extreme male brain’ theory of autism, Americans are worried about gene editing, and a Pasteur Institute clash raises questions about scientists’ age.
A new blood test could personalize depression treatment, a journalist dissects the demise of a large children’s study, and the National Institutes of Health budget may grow by $2 billion.
Studies link taking antidepressants, acetaminophen and some asthma drugs during pregnancy to autism risk, but the dangers of going off them may outweigh the risks.
Employment is a crucial part of independent adult life, but many with autism struggle to find it.