A new guideline from AAN offers recommendations on the use of behavioral, nutraceutical, and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for improving sleep disorders in children with ASD.
Rural America is falling behind in many of the top health categories, including heart disease, cancer, and lower life expectancy.
There is an emerging view that sleep disorders are not merely symptoms of psychiatric conditions; instead there may be a complex, bidirectional relationship between psychiatric and sleep disorders.
Responses to treatment depend on the target chosen, with 5 targets yielding positive outcomes, including the ventral anterior limb of the internal capsule, subthalamic nucleus, nucleus accumbens, ventral capsule/ventral striatum, or inferior thalamic peduncle, all involving fronto-striato-thalamocortical circuits.
Increasing evidence suggests that modulation of the gut microbiota could provide a novel intervention for depression and anxiety.