Differential item functioning (DIF) is minimal across race and sex in the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition (ADOS-2).
Drs Joshua Rotenberg and Deepa Menon both explain how neurologists facilitate an ASD diagnosis by addressing the common neurological comorbidities in ASD.
An investigator at the University of Liverpool searched publication databases through 2020 for studies of dermatoglyphics, digit ratio, and palmar crease in conjunction with mental illness.
To examine the polypharmacy situation in children and adolescents, the researchers conducted a nationwide study of children and teens in Finland who had received an antipsychotic drug.
Infants at high likelihood of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who are subsequently diagnosed with ASD have significantly faster amygdala growth between 6 and 24 months of age.
The analysis pooled data from 3 studies that recruited adolescents with autism and their parents. All participants underwent semi-structured qualitative interviews with adolescent and parent dyads conducted separately.
Investigators from the Mayo Clinic searched publication databases with the goal of understanding how wearable devices were being used in child psychiatry research and how the understanding of pediatric psychiatric disorders has been enhanced by artificial intelligence technologies.
Most children born before 24 weeks have neurodevelopmental disorders and/or somatic diagnoses in childhood.
The Social Attention and Communication Surveillance-Revised (SACS-R) with SACS-Preschool (SACS-PR) has high diagnostic accuracy for the identification of autism in a community-based sample of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.
A novel spatiotemporal deep neural network (stDNN) based on functional magnetic resonance imaging data can use brain features to differentiate between females and males with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).