Research Update

Engage Those Infants: Maternal Interaction and Autism

Topics: Autism | Autism Spectrum Disorder | Connect | Connection | Dysregulation | Engagement

REVIEW OF: Schwichtenberg AJ et al, Autism 2019;23(4):821–833 Mother-infant interactions are a cornerstone of early development, supporting social and language development of children with or without autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Research on the impact of maternal behaviors on these interactions offers helpful guidance in clinical work with infants

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Clinical Update

Reducing the Stigma of Addiction Through Language and Terminology

Topics: Disparities | Engagement | Free Articles | Opioid Use Disorder | Stigma

The words we use in discussing addiction shape the way our patients, fellow clinicians, and communities think about substance use disorders. Addiction has long been viewed as a moral failing, and the terminology of addiction has reinforced this belief. Here, we review the evidence that documents how terminology can perpetuate—or reduce—the stigma as

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