Girls with autism may not get a diagnosis because certain features of the condition look different in them than they do in boys.
Increased autism risk among children exposed to antidepressants in utero may be related less to the medications than to the mothers’ depression.
A combination of multiple diagnostic tests may gauge the extent to which adults with autism attempt to blend in.
If passed, the $6.3 billion 21st Century Cures Act would make mental health a national priority.
Given its reputation, the most shocking thing about electroconvulsive therapy might be how beneficial — and banal — it actually is.
Depression is twice as common in women as it is in men, yet many do not receive the help they need, in part due to the stigma surrounding mental health issues.
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.
A new study shows that women with autism are continually misunderstood, work to camouflage their true selves and face a high risk of sexual abuse.