This randomized trial compares the effects of metformin vs placebo on weight gain in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder taking atypical antipsychotics.
This population-based case-control cohort study examines the risk for psychiatric and neurodevelopmental disorders among the full siblings of probands with autism spectrum disorder.
This resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging study compares the intrinsic functional connectivity between brain networks in a large sample of individuals with autism spectrum disorder and typically developing control subjects.
This population-based cohort study of children with autism confirms previous findings that children born by cesarean section are approximately 20% more likely to be diagnosed as having autism, although this association is likely due to familial confounding.
This population-based twin study estimates that the liability to autism spectrum disorder derives primarily from additive genetic and to a lesser extent nonshared environmental effects.
The findings of this large Canadian multisite longitudinal study confirm the heterogeneous nature of developmental trajectories in autism spectrum disorder,