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  • Researchers found that high-functioning adolescents with an autism spectrum disorder have reduced connectivity in parts of their brain that affect social behavior.
  • A blogger examines how a person’s socioeconomic status affects the value that he or she places on personal choice.
  • Low-income mothers are more likely to be classified with an anxiety disorder due to living in poverty, not because of mental illness.
  • Sleep deprivation after a traumatic event may reduce the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Heather Rudow is a staff writer for Counseling Today. Email her at hrudow@counseling.org.