Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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Study may help predict anxiety risk in children

In what could be a way to predict which children might be vulnerable to anxiety disorders, a Vanderbilt study has shown that an altered prefrontal cortex function in the brain marks a heightened anxiety risk in children.

Biomarkers may offer autism clues

A combination of biomarkers may reveal new clues about causes of and potential interventions for autism.