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Questioning Answers · 14h ago

"the likely effects of autism spectrum disorder on adolescent driving abilities"

"The literature revealed that drivers with autism (particularly males) were less likely to identify social hazards (e.g., pedestrians), had slower reaction times, more tactical driving diffi...
Questioning Answers · 1d ago

Treating violence in schizophrenia with fish oils?

"Violent schizophrenia patients treated with fish oil (360mg DHA+540mg EPA) demonstrated a decrease in violence."That was the primary conclusion arrived at in the study results by Yi Qiao an...
Questioning Answers · 2d ago

"a heightened co-occurrence rate of ASD [autism spectrum disorder] and GD [gender dysphoria]"

Gender dysphoria "where a person experiences discomfort or distress because there's a mismatch between their biological sex and gender identity" is something that has seemingly risen in rese...
Questioning Answers · 3d ago

Parent-mediated intervention for autism falls yet again

"We found minimal evidence for main effects of ART [Adapted Responsive Teaching] on child outcomes."So said the study results reported by Linda Watson and colleagues [1] adding to a bank of ...
Questioning Answers · 5d ago

Guess what? Gastrointestinal symptoms are prevalent in autism

The paper by Calliope Holingue and colleagues [1] provides brief blogging fodder today and a topic that has finally found its way into accepted peer-reviewed science when it comes to autism ...
Questioning Answers · 6d ago

"Children with autism spectrum disorder who improve with fever"

The title of this post mirrors that published by Rebecca Grzadzinski and colleagues [1] looking at an intriguing phenomenon whereby "some children with ASD [autism spectrum disorder] may sho...
Questioning Answers · 1w ago

What nearly 1500 patients with ME/CFS actually think about CBT, GET and pacing therapy

Today I'm discussing the findings reported by Keith Geraghty and colleagues [1] (open-access might be available here).Looking at some interesting data derived from a rather large patient sur...
Questioning Answers · 1W ago

Autism portrayed in the movies: pleasing some of the people some of the time...

Things have come a long way since the first real mainstream appearance of autism on the silver screen (Rain Man). Nowadays, not a week seems to go by when autism doesn't feature in one form ...
Questioning Answers · 1W ago

Facial phenotypes of autism continued

Quite a few years back, I talked on this blog about research suggesting that the structure of faces might be an important research area when it comes to at least some autism (see here). As p...
Questioning Answers · 1W ago

On drinking water lithium content and dementia risk

"Lithium in tap water may cut dementia" went the BBC website headline reporting the study results published by Lars Vedel Kessing and colleagues [1]. The authors relied on some of those oh-s...