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Examining pubertal timing in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

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The Promise of Discovery Episode 12:

New research from the lab of VKC Investigator Blythe Corbett, Ph.D., suggests girls with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may experience puberty earlier than their typically developing peers. Findings prompt a need for enhanced understanding of pubertal development in individuals with autism and new supports and treatments to address matters associated with this transitional period.

VKC Researcher: Blythe Corbett, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Psychology

Interviewer: Rachael Anne Muscatello, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

The Promise of Discovery Episode 12:

New research from the lab of VKC Investigator Blythe Corbett, Ph.D., suggests girls with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may experience puberty earlier than their typically developing peers. Findings prompt a need for enhanced understanding of pubertal development in individuals with autism and new supports and treatments to address matters associated with this transitional period.

VKC Researcher: Blythe Corbett, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Psychology

Interviewer: Rachael Anne Muscatello, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

25 min

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