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Childhood ADHD diagnosis does not always precede adult ADHD

June 21, 2016

Recent findings showed a significant proportion of individuals with late-onset attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder did not meet criteria in childhood, suggesting that a lack of a childhood diagnosis of should not preclude late-onset diagnosis in adulthood.

“To date, adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been conceptualized as a continuation of childhood ADHD. However, recent findings have suggested that, for some individuals, ADHD may not arise until adolescence or adulthood and may be associated with different risk factors and outcomes than childhood ADHD,” Jessica C. Agnew-Blais, ScD, of King’s College London, and colleagues wrote.

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Childhood trauma may increase risk for insomnia in adulthood

June 17, 2016
Data presented at the SLEEP 2016 annual meeting indicated childhood trauma, including abuse, divorce and parental death, was associated with insomnia in adulthood. …
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Childhood trauma increases risk for drug use in adolescence

June 16, 2016
Childhood trauma, ranging from interpersonal violence to car accidents, was associated with increased risk for illicit drug use, according to findings in the Journal of
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Marijuana use in adolescence may increase risk for psychotic symptoms

June 15, 2016
Regular marijuana use significantly increased risk for subclinical psychotic symptoms, particularly paranoia and hallucinations, among adolescent males. “Nearly…
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Pediatric Speech and Language Disorders in the Context of Evidence-Based Taxonomies

Psychiatric Annals, January 2016, Volume 46 Issue 1
Disorders of speech and language affect approximately 6% of children, yet they remain largely understudied…
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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services May 2015 CNE Activity

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

Topics include therapeutic doll play, military nurses’ reintegration, and synthetic cannabinoids.
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In the Journals

Childhood ADHD diagnosis does not always precede adult ADHD

June 21, 2016
Recent findings showed a significant proportion of individuals with late-onset attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder did not meet criteria in…

Meeting News Coverage

Childhood trauma may increase risk for insomnia in adulthood

June 17, 2016
Data presented at the SLEEP 2016 annual meeting indicated childhood trauma, including abuse, divorce and parental death, was associated with insomnia…

In the Journals

Childhood trauma increases risk for drug use in adolescence

June 16, 2016
Childhood trauma, ranging from interpersonal violence to car accidents, was associated with increased risk for illicit drug use, according to…

In the Journals

Marijuana use in adolescence may increase risk for psychotic symptoms

June 15, 2016
Regular marijuana use significantly increased risk for subclinical psychotic symptoms, particularly paranoia and hallucinations, among adolescent…

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Psychiatry's Role in Supporting Healthy Development in Gender Diverse Children

Psychiatric Annals, June 2016, Volume 46 Issue 6
Increasing numbers of transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) children are presenting for care in medical and behavioral health settings. Most…

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Most antidepressants ineffective, unsafe for depression in youth

June 8, 2016
Findings from a network meta-analysis indicated that out of 14 antidepressant treatments, only fluoxetine had some efficacy for treatment of major…

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Nearly 30% of children experience neglect annually

June 8, 2016
A significant portion of children and adolescents experience at least one manifestation of child neglect each year, according to recent research in…

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Study suggests child, adult ADHD are two distinct syndromes

June 7, 2016
Recent findings indicated distinct developmental trajectories between childhood and adulthood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, suggesting…

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VIDEO: What to look for when treating anxiety in children, adolescents

June 7, 2016
ATLANTA — John T. Walkup, MD, professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, provides several…

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Methylphenidate slightly increases cardiovascular risk among children

June 3, 2016
Use of methylphenidate among children and adolescents for treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder slightly increased the RR for…

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