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Top 5 articles for psychiatrists who treat children, adolescents

September 23, 2016

Study findings have indicated that half of all lifetime mental illness begin by age 14 years, according to the NIMH.

A greater understanding of brain development during childhood and adolescence may aid clinicians in identifying early signs and symptoms of mental illness and helping parents and children manage difficulties earlier to prevent further development.

NIH "landmark" study of adolescent brain development begins enrollment

September 19, 2016
The NIH recently announced the beginning of recruitment for the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study, the largest long-term study of brain development and…
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Suicide in young children more common in males, blacks, those with ADD, ADHD

September 19, 2016
Recent findings on suicide in elementary school-aged children suggest a need for common and developmentally-specific suicide prevention strategies for this age group. …
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Internet addiction linked to depression, anxiety, ADHD in college students

September 19, 2016
College students who screened positively for internet addiction had higher levels of functional impairment, depression and anxiety, attentional problems and ADHD…
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SSRIs for Anxiety and Depression in Children and Adolescents

Psychiatric Annals, March 2013, Volume 43 Issue 3
1. Understand which indications are best suited for selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) administration in…
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The Patient with an Eating Disorder

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Eating disorders are characterized by abnormal eating habits that adversely affect physical and/or mental health. This…
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Top 5 articles for psychiatrists who treat children, adolescents

September 23, 2016
Study findings have indicated that half of all lifetime mental illness begin by age 14 years, according to the NIMH. A greater understanding of brain…

NIH "landmark" study of adolescent brain development begins enrollment

September 19, 2016
The NIH recently announced the beginning of recruitment for the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study, the largest long-term study of…

In the Journals

Suicide in young children more common in males, blacks, those with ADD, ADHD

September 19, 2016
Recent findings on suicide in elementary school-aged children suggest a need for common and developmentally-specific suicide prevention strategies…

Meeting News Coverage

Internet addiction linked to depression, anxiety, ADHD in college students

September 19, 2016
College students who screened positively for internet addiction had higher levels of functional impairment, depression and anxiety, attentional…

FDA-supported opioid prescription education campaign to assist providers

September 16, 2016
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, with support from the FDA, has announced the national rollout of a new education program for health care…

Top ADHD research for psychiatrists

September 16, 2016
A 2015 meta-analysis of 175 research studies indicated 7.2% of children aged 18 years and younger worldwide had attention-deficit/hyperactivity…

In the Journals

Subcortical volume differs between pediatric, adult OCD

September 16, 2016
Recent findings indicated different patterns of subcortical abnormalities between pediatric and adult obsessive-compulsive disorder; specifically…

In the Journals

Screening tool for primary care pediatricians accurately detects ASD

September 14, 2016
The Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers Follow-up Interview provided accurate and timely outcomes when primary care pediatricians performed an…

Psych Congress will highlight comprehensive care, mental wellness

September 12, 2016
The upcoming U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress Conference will fulfill this year’s theme of “mental wellness” through a…

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Childhood bullying predicts depression, anxiety, PTSD in young adulthood

September 12, 2016
College students who experienced childhood bullying and victimization were more likely to report symptoms of depression, anxiety and PTSD, according…

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