It Gets Better – by Aspie Columnist Jeffrey Deutsch

By on April 6, 2012

I've been there, done that and gotten the proverbial T-shirt. As an Aspie who grew up pre-ADA, never mind pre-Aspie acceptance, I was unemployed, underemployed and lonely for years.

In fact, I'd probably still be that way, if it wasn't for Emily - my first and only girlfriend ever (now she's Mrs. Deutsch). We met when I was 29 1/2, and a few years later, after Googling my more...interesting...traits, she figured I may be an Aspie.


Major depression at age 5? Researchers say it can happen

By on October 17, 2004 reports:

Thirty years ago mental health experts thought it was impossible. Five years ago there was no proof. Preschoolers with major depression? Children 3, 4 or 5 years old so sad they think of killing themselves?

Anti depressants and talk therapy are effective therapy for teen depression

By on August 25, 2004

A new study from the Johns Hopkins Children's Center and 12 other medical centers shows the most effective treatment for adolescents with major depressive disorder is a combination of antidepressants and psychotherapy. Researchers say the study's findings indicate this combination treatment may be best for both improving depression and reducing the level of suicidal thinking in adolescents. The multicenter Treatment for Adolescents with...