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autism and diagnosis

Autism Diagnosis Change Causes Uproar

An upcoming change in the diagnosis guidelines of autism by psychiatrists may re-categorize 76% to 84% of children with autism diagnoses as being disease-free, according to a Yale University child psychiatry professor. The new change will be implemented by the American Psychiatric Association...

ADHD children

Meds for Younger ADHD Kids?

A new report just released at a recent American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference recommends that children as young as four can now be diagnosed and treated for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Does this mean more pharmaceutical drugs for young children? Likely, according...