Top Story

Transition to adulthood often highlights developmental shortcomings of adolescents with anxiety

May 22, 2015

TORONTO — The transition to adulthood often highlights the struggle children with anxiety have meeting developmental milestones, such as emotional, behavioral and financial independence from parents, establishing long-term relationships and personal self-care.

Approximately 10% to 20% of children have anxiety disorders, which can be significantly impairing and lead to comorbid mood or substance use disorders, according to Anne Marie Albano, PhD, of Columbia University and New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Albano presented on adolescent anxiety during the transition to adulthood at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting.

In the Journals

Rotavirus vaccination significantly impacts seizure-related hospitalizations

May 22, 2015
Rotavirus vaccination significantly decreased seizure-related hospitalizations during childhood, which appeared to be highest among the youngest group of infants during…
FDA approvals

FDA approves pediatric dosage of Treximet for acute migraine

May 21, 2015
The FDA recently approved Treximet for use in patients aged 12 years and older for the acute treatment of migraine with or without aura, according to the drug’s…
Strong 'one-health' connection exists between humans, livestock In the Journals

Strong 'one-health' connection exists between humans, livestock

May 21, 2015
For every 10 cases of animal sickness or death, the incidence of human disease increased by 31% in the same household, according to a recent epidemiological…
In the Journals

Public health approach needed to curb incidence of neonatal abstinence syndrome in US

May 21, 2015
The incidence for the postnatal opioid withdrawal syndrome — known as neonatal abstinence syndrome — increased almost five-fold in the U.S. between 2000 and…
More News Headlines »
Ask the Experts

Adverse Childhood Experiences: What Can We Do?

Pediatric Annals, May 2015, Volume 44 Issue 5
More »
CME
Pedatric Annals May 2015

Infectious Diseases: May 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

With improved diagnostic tools and increasingly rapid turnaround on results, we have never lived at a better time to…
More »
Meeting News Coverage Video
New mothers preferred to receive vaccine information from pediatrician vs. obstetrician

New mothers preferred to receive vaccine information from pediatrician vs. obstetrician

May 12, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Sean O’Leary, MD, MPH, from the department of pediatrics at the University of Colorado…
More »
morganatic-roan