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How to talk to kids about ’13 Reasons Why,’ suicide and terrorist attacks

St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Aisha Sultan and KMOX radio host Debbie Monterrey talk with Dr. Eric Spiegel, director of child...

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

In autism, genes drive early eye gaze abnormalities

Twin study reveals strong genetic influences on how infants visually explore social world

Washington University

Dr. Dehra Harris received the award of Clinical Teacher of the Year

On May 19, 2017, Dr. Dehra Harris, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, received the award of Clinical Teacher of the Year.

Neuroimaging technique may help predict autism among high-risk infants

Functional connectivity magnetic resonance imaging (fcMRI) may predict which high-risk, 6-month old infants will develop autism spectrum disorder by age...

National Institutes of Health

Caring for Mom and Baby

Children’s outcomes improve when perinatal mental health issues are addressed.

Outlook Magazine

Brain network connections may underlie social behavior linked to autism

Multicenter research effort may help identify autism risk earlier in life…

Washington University

Helping Children Cope with Trauma

Most children grow up without a worry in the world – and their only concern is “what’s for dinner?” However,...

Washington University

What Grandmothers Can Teach Science About Autism

Dr. John Constantino’s Second Generation Survey Project seeks to gather information about the genetic transmission of autistic traits in families.

The Atlantic

Life lessons: Doctor Mini Mental Health

Mini Tandon, MD  is working to destigmatize mental health issues by bringing them front and center.

WFMZ TX News

Doctors say pregnant and postpartum women should be screened for depression

Dr. Cynthia Rogers explains mental health professionals’ hope that widespread screening will reduce the stigma of mental illness, and even normalize mental health questioning...

Researchers assess how autism traits could be passed genetically

A study led by Natasha Marrus, MD, recruits women who had at least one child with autism, and who now have grandchildren, to...

KMOX St. Louis

New CDC funding will expand knowledge about children with autism spectrum disorder.

New CDC Funding Will Expand Knowledge about Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The Study to Explore Early Development (SEED) will be...