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Issues in Child Psychiatry

November, 2008 | Vol: 6 Issue: 11

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Learning Objective

Learning Objectives, Nov. 2008

This CME/CE activity is intended for psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, psychologists and other health care professionals with an interest in the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders.

Article

Autism and Asperger's Syndrome: A Primer

Autism has recently hit the radar screen in psychiatry and pediatrics. This is partly due to an increase in prevalence that has been widely reported in the media, coupled with ongoing debate regarding whether vaccines are causing this so-called "autism epidemic.” In addition, risperidone was recently the first medication approved for use in autism, contributing further to the buzz surrounding the condition.

The Latest on ADHD

The last time we did an entire issue on ADHD was in September of 2006. In this brief article, we’ll bring you up to date on some recent developments.

Expert QA

Research Update