Scientificamerican.com: Serotonin Revived as a Possible Target for Autism Treatments

Boosting levels of the chemical messenger serotonin makes mice that model autism more social, according to a study published in Nature.

The study suggests the approach may do the same in people with autism. It also offers an explanation for why antidepressants do not ease autism traits: They may increase serotonin levels

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