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References for “Searching for early signs of autism spectrum disorders”

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References for “The perils of perfectionism”

Bardone-Cone AM, et al. "Perfectionism and eating disorders: current status and future directions," Clinical Psychology Review (April 2007): Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 384-405. Buhlmann U, et al. "Facial attractiveness ratings and perfectionism in body dysmorphic disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder," Journal of Anxiety Disorders (May 21, 2007): Electronic publication. Clara IP, et al. "Assessing self-critical perfectionism in clinical depression," Journal of Personality Assessment (June 2007): Vol. 88, No. 3, pp. 309-16. (Locked) More »

Protecting the heart while treating the mind

People with schizophrenia are at greater risk of dying from heart disease. This may be caused by insufficient attention to a patient's physical health, but some antipsychotic medications worsen the risk for diabetes and heart disease. (Locked) More »

Searching for early signs of autism spectrum disorders

Research into autism disorders has found evidence that genetic factors play an important role in the disorder's development. Meanwhile, others are looking for behaviroal indicators in babies that could lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment. (Locked) More »

The perils of perfectionism

Research into perfectionism suggests that the behavior may arise as a coping mechanism in response to a form of ill treatment by others known as indirect aggression. (Locked) More »