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Is there a correlation between serotonin levels and depression in autistic children? Thanks so much in advance!
 

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I don't think there's a clear relationship - the literature still seems too vague and things like treating autism with SSRIs are not yet accepted therapy.
http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/exchange/node/1918

Similar issues in autism and autism spectrum disorders include mGLUr5 inhibitors. There are a couple in clinical trials and the relationship between Autism and Fragile X is a conversation topic. If you're interested in these kinds of issues, I'd recommend you look up Dr. Bear at MIT. Otherwise, l wouldn't worry about it for now.
 
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