Explore the latest in autism spectrum disorders, including advances in understanding risk factors, etiologies, early detection, and treatments.
This population-based study evaluates the presence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorder in later-born siblings of children with one of these disorders.
This cross-sectional study estimates the prevalence and treatment patterns of autism spectrum disorder among US children using data from the 2016 National Survey of Children’s Health.
This population-based case-control study investigates the association of prenatal exposure to medications that interfere with different neurotransmitter systems with the risk of autism spectrum disorders in offspring in a birth cohort of individuals with and without the disorder.
This Patient Page discusses sensory processing difficulties in children and ways parents can help prevent and manage sensory overload.
This large population-based Canadian cohort study evaluates the association between prenatal exposures to airborne pollutants and autism spectrum disorder.
This cohort study investigates the differences in temporal synchrony between brain regions in individuals with autism and those with typical development.
This Research Letter examines cumulative incidence on autism spectrum disorder in Denmark using nationwide registered diagnosis data from 1980 to 2012 and assesses whether prevalence was stabilized.
This personal essay describes the ways in which an excessive focus on electronic health records can lead physicians to behave in ways that mimic the symptoms of autistic spectrum disorders.
This population-based cohort study with a nested sibling comparison examines whether Swedish individuals with autism spectrum disorders are more likely to be diagnosed as having depression in adulthood than the general population and their nonautistic siblings and investigates whether these risks differ by the presence or absence of intellectual disability.
This systematic review and meta-analysis examines brain activation response to rewards in individuals with autism spectrum disorder compared with typically developing individuals.
This longitudinal study compares trajectories of depressive symptoms from ages 10 to 18 years for children with or without autism spectrum disorders and autistic traits and explores the role of genetic confounding and environmental intermediaries such as bullying.
This Viewpoint discusses alternative ways to define optimal outcomes for children with autism.
This systemic review and meta-analysis examines the association between hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and risk of neurodevelopmental disorders in offspring.
This cross-sectional study uses data from the National Health Interview Survey to examine the association of food, respiratory, and skin allergies with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in US children.
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