Loading posts...
Autism and Asperger’s brains wired differently, EEG records support recent changes in DSM- 5
View

Autism and Asperger’s brains wired differently, EEG records support recent changes in DSM- 5

A new study by Frank Duffy and colleagues, conducted at the Boston’s Children’s hospital, has revealed differences in the functioning of brains of children with Asperger’s syndrome and autism. The team studied electroencephalography (EEG) patterns of 400 child...
Autism diagnostic guideline tightening may ‘miss’ some autistic children
View

Autism diagnostic guideline tightening may ‘miss’ some autistic children

Recent changes to the American Psychatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) have tightened the criteria for the diagnosis of autism. The new revision, DSM V will include Asperser's Syndrome in it's criteria, and any who were diagnose...