This year’s list of top papers highlights new dimensions in our understanding of autism genetics and hints at novel treatments.
About 10 percent of people with a large mutation in chromosome 22 have autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or intellectual disability.
A partial ban in Europe on the use of a drug called valproate during pregnancy could deny women effective treatment for serious conditions.
Some drugs used to treat epilepsy may harm children who are exposed to them in the womb or through breast milk.
A movement to ban valproate during pregnancy gains a foothold in France, people with auditory hallucinations seek to demedicalize the experience, and adults on the spectrum speak out.
If passed, the $6.3 billion 21st Century Cures Act would make mental health a national priority.
A new approach quickly captures an individual’s gene expression pattern at the level of a single neuron.
Given its reputation, the most shocking thing about electroconvulsive therapy might be how beneficial — and banal — it actually is.
One in five children in the United States have a psychiatric condition, but schools often lack the training and resources they need to give these students the support they need.