News tagged with social difficulties
(Medical Xpress)—University of Bath researchers have found a previously undiscovered link between epileptic seizures and the signs of autism in adults.
Neuroscience May 16, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
"Aiden, look!" piped NAO, a two-foot tall humanoid robot, as it pointed to a flat-panel display on a far wall. As the cartoon dog Scooby Doo flashed on the screen, Aiden, a young boy with an unruly thatch ...
Autism spectrum disorders Mar 20, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A study exploring the impact of early parental death has revealed the long-term damage and suffering that can be experienced by individuals in adult life if appropriate levels of support are not provided at the time of bereavement. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A medication typically prescribed to control high blood pressure that's commonly referred to as a water pill may ease some of the symptoms of autism, researchers say.
Autism spectrum disorders Dec 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new study by researchers at the Silver School of Social Work has found that among 60 young adults with a history of significant mental health difficulties, few used psychiatric services, medications, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Routine screening for psychiatric, cognitive and social problems could enhance the quality of care and quality of life for children and adults with epilepsy, according to a study by UC Irvine neurologist ...
Neuroscience Sep 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A team of Australian researchers, led by University of Melbourne has developed a genetic test that is able to predict the risk of developing Autism Spectrum Disorder, ASD.
Autism spectrum disorders Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The University of Southampton has developed a new hearing screening test which could help the estimated 100 million people suffering from hearing loss in China.
Health Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As knowledge and awareness of autism grows in the community, so do the myths.
Autism spectrum disorders Mar 27, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Children with probable developmental coordination disorder (DCD) at age 7 have a significantly increased risk of depression and mental health difficulties at age 10, according to a study published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- People with autism process information in unusual ways and often have difficulties in their social interactions in everyday life. While this can be especially striking in those who are ...
Neuroscience Oct 11, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (9) | 80 |
A study using mice provides insight into how a specific receptor subtype in the brain could play a role in increasing a person's risk for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The research, conducted by the Intramural ...
Attention deficit disorders Aug 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
People who are cyberstalked or harassed online experience higher levels of stress and trauma than people who are stalked or harassed in person, according to a presentation at the American Psychological Association's 119th ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 06, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0