Effectiveness of the D-TERMINED Program of Repetitive Tasking for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
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In this study, anti-Cytomegalovirus (CMV) and anti-Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) antibodies in the serum of 45 children with autism and 45 healthy individuals were evaluated. Serum samples were isolated from 5 ml blood of the patients and controls. Sandwich ELISA was used to quantitatively measure antibodies against the mentioned viruses. Results analyzed by SPSS software showed an increased amount of anti-CMV IgG and IgM antibodies in the blood of patients with Autism but not statistically significant (P
Conclusion: Our study indicates that there is an increased neurotoxic potential and also a possible lower KYN aminotransferase activity in ASD.Neuropsychobiology
Authors: Dell'Osso L, Conversano C, Corsi M, Bertelloni CA, Cremone IM, Carpita B, Carbone MG, Gesi C, Carmassi C Abstract This case report draws attention to the potential relevance of undetected autism spectrum symptoms in a bipolar patient with high work functioning showing a peculiar addictive profile with impulsive and antisocial behaviors. A 23-year-old man with a diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder (BD) and Substance Use Disorder (SUD) was hospitalized at the Psychiatric Clinic of the University of Pisa for diuretics and β-2 adrenergic agonist abuse in a remission phase of benzodiazepines and substance abuse....
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Julie Walter ’s father died of the rare lung condition Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Her stepbrother was diagnosed with autism at a young age, while her goddaughter has today battled and recovered from a rare type of Leukaemia. It was these experiences that led Walters to launch Raremark.
Nurses and other health professionals are being urged to sign a national pledge to prevent the over-medication of people with autism and learning disabilities.
Publication date: Available online 17 April 2018 Source:Learning, Culture and Social Interaction Author(s): Anne Edwards The starting point for the discussion in this article is Hedegaard's extension of the work of Leont'ev on the recursive interplay of person and society. Hedegaard locates the salient aspects of the social conditions in the dialectic of mind and society in institutional practices, with recurrent demands that participants find they need to orient towards. This insight places a strong focus on the challenges of entering new practices or moving between practices. Edwards' concept of common knowledge is intr...
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Autistic children's emotions can be managed with cognitive behavioral therapy, according to new research in Canada.