Autism Spectrum Disorder


Outpatient Psychiatric Care for Developmental Disabilities

ASD occurs in one out of 50 school children and at least 1% of older adults. About one third of people with developmental challenges have other mental health difficulties, and these patients are often referred to general outpatient psychiatric services for assessment and management.

Autism Spectrum Disorder: DSM-5 Changes, Epidemiology, and Outcomes

Austism Spectrum Disorder - The Carlat Psychiatry Report (TCPR)

DSM-5, published in 2013, includes a new, all-encompassing category, “autism spectrum disorder” (ASD), which incorporates autism and a number of autism-related disorders, including Asperger’s syndrome.

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Medication Strategies for Helping People with Autism Spectrum Disorders [Free Article]

Getting meds just right is challenging in autism. Sometimes we succeed, sometimes it doesn't work out so well. No two people with Autism Spectrum Disorder are alike, meaning that our medication choices have to be individualized even more so than in most other psychiatric syndromes.