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VIDEO: Detecting anxiety disorders early

May 23, 2017

SAN DIEGO — In this video, John T. Walkup, MD, professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, discusses the importance of early detection, treatment and prevention of anxiety in children and adolescents.

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Natural disasters increase alcohol abuse, trauma in adolescents

May 20, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Alcohol misuse and emotional trauma were higher among adolescents with high exposure to natural disasters, compared with their peers with lower…
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Cyberbullying increases risk for depression, anger, disassociation

May 20, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Adolescent mental health conditions may be exacerbated by cyberbullying, particularly among those who have experienced emotional abuse, according to…
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School-based program reduces depression, promotes resilience

May 19, 2017
A school-based intervention promoting resilience in children from deprived communities effectively reduced depression among girls aged 11 to 13 years. “This…
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Overview and Management of Common Sleep Disorders in Children: A Review for Psychiatrists

Psychiatric Annals, January 2016, Volume 46 Issue 1
Sleep problems are common among children and adolescents, with up to 50% of children experiencing sleep difficulties…
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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services October 2016 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Topics include strategies to minimize restraint, benefits of clinical simulation in psychiatric mental health nursing…
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VIDEO: Managing psychiatric comorbidities of chronic illness in adolescents

May 31, 2016
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VIDEO: Detecting anxiety disorders early

May 23, 2017
SAN DIEGO — In this video, John T. Walkup, MD, professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and New York-Presbyterian Hospital…

Meeting News

Natural disasters increase alcohol abuse, trauma in adolescents

May 20, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Alcohol misuse and emotional trauma were higher among adolescents with high exposure to natural disasters, compared with their…

Meeting News

Cyberbullying increases risk for depression, anger, disassociation

May 20, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Adolescent mental health conditions may be exacerbated by cyberbullying, particularly among those who have experienced emotional…

In the Journals

School-based program reduces depression, promotes resilience

May 19, 2017
A school-based intervention promoting resilience in children from deprived communities effectively reduced depression among girls aged 11 to 13…

In the Journals

One-third of teens with autism acquire driver's license, closely following eligibility

May 17, 2017
Although only one-third of teenagers with autism spectrum disorder acquire an intermediate driver’s license, 90% of those who did acquired…

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Study shows importance of screening for nonsuicidal self-injury

May 17, 2017
Physical or sexual abuse significantly increased risk for nonsuicidal self-injury among adolescents referred to a community or inpatient mental…

Physical health conditions more common in adolescents with depression

May 16, 2017
Analysis of national data indicated that physical health conditions, such as asthma, pneumonia and obesity, were more common among adolescents with a…

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Minimal cognitive benefits gained through breast-feeding

May 15, 2017
No statistically significant cognitive benefits due to breast-feeding were demonstrated by the time children enter school at 5 years, although

National Prevention Week: The importance of prevention in mental health

May 15, 2017
National Prevention Week, which takes place from May 14 to 20, highlights the importance of prevention in mental health. Research has indicated…

NIMH: 20% of children develop mental health disorder

May 12, 2017
One in five children experiences a serious mental disorder at some point in their life, according to the NIMH. Children’s Mental Health…

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