Autism is a specific delay in emotional/social development. It occurs in one in 70, with a male to female ratio of 3:1. DSM-5's tighter criteria specify two dimensions: delay in
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This teenage girl faces grossly swollen lips every month like clockwork, with each episode getting progressively worse. The…
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Yasmina, a 13-year-old daughter of a family from a war-torn nation, has lived in Australia since she was three. She is seen…
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A complete shake-up of the health system is needed to better care for children with mental health disorders in the community…
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Young immigrants from Africa have a dramatically elevated risk of developing a psychotic disorder compared with Australian…
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