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Prenatal BPA exposure may increase risk for anxiety, depression in boys

August 26, 2016

Greater prenatal exposure to Bisphenol A was associated with more depression and anxiety symptoms in boys aged 10 to 12 years but not girls, according to recent findings.

“Experimental and epidemiological studies suggest that gestational exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA), an ubiquitous endocrine disrupting chemical, may lead to neurobehavioral problems in childhood; however, not all results have been consistent,” Frederica Perera, MPH, DrPH, PhD, of Columbia University, New York, and colleagues wrote.

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Suicide prevalence more than doubles when accounting for index attempt deaths

August 26, 2016
Including index suicide attempt deaths in analysis more than doubled suicide prevalence rates, suggesting inclusion of index and subsequent attempt deaths more…
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AAP recommends increased resources for opioid-addicted youth

August 25, 2016
The AAP’s Committee on Substance Use and Prevention recently released a policy statement that urged physicians to address the necessity for medication-assisted…
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Increased dosage of Latuda safe, effective for early nonresponsive schizophrenia

August 25, 2016
Latuda dose escalation was safe and effective among adults with acute schizophrenia and inadequate initial response to standard doses, according to recent findings…
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Sleep Problems and Disorders in Children and Adolescents with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Psychiatric Annals, July 2016, Volume 46 Issue 7
Sleep disturbances are more common among children and adolescents with co-morbid attention-deficit/hyperactivity…
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Transgender Mental Health: June 2016

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

"For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the…
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VIDEO: Highlights from the American Psychiatric Association annual meeting

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