Autism spectrum disorders

Prevalence of ASD estimated at 16.8 per 1,000 for 8-year-olds

(HealthDay)—The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) was estimated at 16.8 per 1,000 children aged 8 years in 2014, according to research published online April 27 in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Hispanic children and exposure to adverse experiences

A new study of national survey information gathered on more than 12,000 Hispanic children from immigrant and U.S.-native families found that although they experience more poverty, those from immigrant families reported fewer ...

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