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In kids, picky eating may be warning sign for mental health problems

August 14, 2015

Children who are picky eaters may have bigger problems than a lack of a well-balanced diet. A new study finds that kids who make a habit of shunning certain foods are more likely to have symptoms of depression, anxiety and other psychiatric disorders. Read More »


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How Walking in Nature Changes the Brain

August 13, 2015

A walk in the park may soothe the mind and, in the process, change the workings of our brains in ways that improve our mental health, according to an interesting new study of the physical effects on the brain of visiting nature. Read More »


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Expert Panel Withholds Support for Early Autism Screening

August 12, 2015

For years experts have urged physicians to screen infants and toddlers for autism in order to begin treatment as early as possible. But now an influential panel of experts has concluded there is not enough evidence to recommend universal autism screening of young children. Read More »


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Cardiff psychologists develop autism self-assessment test

August 11, 2015

A self-assessment test for autism has been developed by psychologists at Cardiff University. It measures the extent adults are affected by repetitive behaviours - a criteria used to diagnose the condition. Read More »


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