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Associations between theory of mind and conduct problems in autistic and nonautistic youth

Many autistic young people exhibit co‐occurring behavior difficulties, characterized by conduct problems and oppositional behavior. However, the causes of these co‐occurring difficulties are not well understood. Impairments in theory of…

The Role of Nicotinic Receptors in the Attenuation of Autism‐Related Behaviors in a Murine BTBR T + …

Nicotinic receptors are distributed throughout the central and peripheral nervous system. Postmortem studies have reported that some nicotinic receptor subtypes are altered in the brains of autistic people. Recent studies have demonstrated…

The Feasibility and Outcomes of Genetic Testing for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders on an…

Diagnostic genetic testing is recommended for children with autism spectrum disorder and other neurodevelopmental disorders. One approach to improve access to genetic testing is to offer it on the inpatient child and adolescent psychiatry…