People with autism fall in love. They marry. They even (gasp) have sex. Yet these deeply human needs have mostly gone ignored by scientists.
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.
A new study casts doubt on the ‘extreme male brain’ theory of autism, Americans are worried about gene editing, and a Pasteur Institute clash raises questions about scientists’ age.