Department of Psychiatry

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Autism speeds motion perception

Children with autism spectrum disorder are better at perceiving the motion of certain objects than are typically developing children their age.

Clinic helps foster recovery from initial psychotic breaks

Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital’s Psychotic Disorders Clinic has become a leader in the region for the initial assessment and treatment of young adults suffering from their first psychotic break.

Gene ‘dose’ may be key to autism

Individuals with overexpression of the gene MECP2 have core features of autism spectrum disorder.

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