But, until recently divorce rates were stronger in the Unitied States and the developed world than elsewhere. Here are the two questions that come to mind. Have Chinese divorce rates increased in the last decade or two? And, if so, why are divorce rates increasing?
Autism Cases on the Rise; Reason for Increase a Mystery Scientists are scouring genetic and evironmental data to find a cause for the rise in autism.
By Kathleen Doheny From the WebMD Archives The number of children diagnosed with autism or related disorders has grown at what many call an alarming rate.
In the s and s, about one out of every 2, children had autism. Today, the CDC estimates that one in 8-year-olds in the U.
Though all the disorders share some symptoms, they are different in other ways, including the timeline of symptoms and the severity, according to the CDC.
The apparent rise in cases triggers two burning questions for parents, physicians, and scientists: Is autism truly on the rise, or do the new statistics simply reflect the growing awareness of the condition, the expanded definition, and other factors?
If autism is on the rise, as most experts believe, what is causing the increase? Does someone you love have autism?
A True Increase or Semantics? The jump in autism cases has spawned not only alarm but also debate about whether the number of children with autism could have increased that much in a relatively brief time.
Two researchers who tracked the rate of autism in children born in the same area of England from to and then from to found that the rates were comparable, and concluded that the incidence of autism was stable. The study was published in the American Journal of Psychiatry in But, Milunsky says, several studies have documented an increase in the U.
In a recent report in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood, Milunsky and his colleagues point to several studies finding an increase in autism rates.
Infor instance, a large study conducted in Atlanta found that one in to one in children had autism, according to a report published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Continued Another study conducted by the CDC in 14 states found an overall prevalence of one inwhich Milunsky and others say is the generally accepted figure today. Other experts say autism is on the increase but that factors other than more children being diagnosed play a role.
Some of the increase in reported cases is because of "diagnostic substitution," says Paul Shattuck, PhD, assistant professor of social work at Washington University in St.
Louis and an autism researcher.
Today, children diagnosed as having autism spectrum disorder are often more mildly affected than the classic "Rain Man" stereotype some people associate with the disorder, Shattuck says. After autism was first identified insome of the first studies found most of the children mentally retarded.
Continued "This is harder than cancer because in cancer you can biopsy it; you can see it on an X-ray," Goldstein says.Why is the divorce rate increasing so rapidly? recent years, a trouble, which makes sociogists have to care and worry, is hight divorce rate.
A lot of couples ready to divore after a few years marriage. It is important to remember that as divorce rates continue to increase so does the likelihood that children of divorced parents may have a greater risk adjusting in areas of social relationships, educational achievement, psychological adjustment, self-concept.
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