Important information from NICE on planning and delivering interventions
This piece from discovery magazine covers new work looking at the DNA roots of the behaviors that result in neurodevelopmental and mental health diagnoses in children. The conclusion, that they found none, is rather discomforting.
The question is: have we been mislead by heritability studies into ignoring environmental determinants e.g. for ASD, or is the inheritance happening in some other way?
link to article by our convenor, Max Davie, in case members would be interested
A reminder of this important and awesomely named document.
Young people who become medically unstable due to AN present a serious medical emergency.
http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/files/pdfversion/CR168.pdf to find out what to do!
Autism Plus Conference 4 December, Now Booking. This looks really excellent, and well timed with the Autism quality standard coming out.
The MA group conferences are pretty expensive, but boy, look at the line-up! Save up and get going (if you’re in the north)
Important data that shows that a computer-aided diagnosis is good for the mechanical aspects of care, but says nothing about the experience of care or outcomes. Jury very much out