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Common Brain Signature Marks Autism, Attention Deficit

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August 8, 2016- "Common Brain Signature Marks Autism, Attention Deficit"- The first comparison of brain architecture between autism, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and ADHD has found that all are associated with disruptions in the structure of the corpus callosum. Clinicians may find it difficult to distinguish autism from ADHD based on symptoms alone. However, according to researchers, if the conditions are mark by similar structural problems in the brain, the same interventions might be useful no matter what the diagnosis is.