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Visual distortions related to an elevated risk of psychosis are linked to self-destructive thought processes among adolescents exhibiting symptoms of mental disorders.
Study finds link between sleep quality and grades of schoolchildren in math and languages
Genes controlling the sleep-wake system may play a role in childhood insomnia
Although much media attention has focused on how dogs can improve the social skills of children with autism, a University of Missouri researcher recently found that children with autism have stronger social skills when any kind of pet lived in the home.
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People with autism have a wide range of symptoms, with no two people sharing the exact type and severity of behaviors. Now a large-scale analysis of hundreds of patients and nearly 1000 genes has started to uncover how diversity among traits can be traced to differences in patients’ genetic mutations.