Autism Science Foundation

Psychiatric decompensation and autism: Two words you never want to hear together

Psychiatric decompensation and autism: Two words you never want to hear together

A series of three scientific articles explore the link between the onset of psychiatric symptoms in adolescence in people with Phelan McDermid Syndrome, or PMS.  PMS is caused by a mutation in the SHANK3 gene, leading to a wide range of medical, behavioral and intellectual challenges, as well as autism spectrum disorder.  Scientists used a […]

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