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Becker publishes article on TMS use in adolescents

Jonathan Becker, D.O., assistant professor of Clinical Psychiatry, recently published his paper "Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Conditions Other than Major Depressive Disorder" in the journal Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America. Click here to view the abstract.

Corbett work on stress, autism published in Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorder

Two current studies by Blythe Corbett, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Psychology, and Kale Edmiston, Ph.D., a recent Vanderbilt Neuroscience graduate, highlight atypical physiological responses to social evaluative threat in adolescents with autism.  In a study published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorder, male adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) showed differences in Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia (a measure of the parasympathetic nervous system) indicating autonomic dysregulation.