Tag Archives: Autism

Autism: Early Bird Diagnosis

Recognition of autism spectrum disorder currently occurs at the earliest at two years of age. This could soon change due to MRI-based diagnostics – at least for "high-risk children" from families which already have an autistic sibling. But does such an early more...

Article by Sonja Schmitzer
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Autism: Born out of SSRI?

The use of SSRIs during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of autism in children – researchers recently made headlines with this result of a recent study. But what's really true in this story? more...

Asperger Syndrome: Girls Under The Radar

The diagnostic system is mainly aimed at affected men. The diagnosis frequently only established in adolescence usually destines girls and women with Asperger syndrome to long ordeals that might be preventable. A new publication aims to find a remedy. more...

Article by Sonja Schmitzer
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Schizophrenia: Madness is human

Schizophrenic patients belong in the mental hospital and not in public – such is one prevailing opinion. For many people with this diagnosis the hope of a normal life is still being frustrated. But things can also be different. more...

Article by Erich Lederer
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Music Therapy: something good to hear

It brings calm, it creates movement, it works its way into the brain – music. It is therefore not surprising that more and more scientists successfully employ music in therapy for various diseases. more...

Article by Nicole Simon
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