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Adolescents with PTSD, conduct disorder misidentify anger, sadness

Adolescents with PTSD, conduct disorder misidentify anger, sadness
March 27, 2017

Among adolescents, PTSD was associated with falsely identifying angry faces as fearful and conduct disorder was associated with greater difficulty identifying sadness.

“Our findings suggest that exposure to stress and trauma can have acute emotional impacts that simply translate to misidentification of important affective cues,” Shabnam Javdani, PhD, of New York University Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, said in a press release.

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Workforce shortages culminate in 6-month ‘wait time’ for developmental pediatricians

March 24, 2017
The current shortage of pediatric subspecialists has resulted in a national ‘wait time’ of 6 months for children to be seen by developmental pediatricians

AEVI-001 fails to meet efficacy endpoint for ADHD

March 23, 2017
AEVI-001, an oral non-stimulant, did not meet its primary efficacy endpoint for ADHD, but did exhibit an encouraging trend in improvement at its highest dose, according…
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Deprivation prior to adoption negatively affects later mental health

March 21, 2017
Adoptees exposed to institutions shortly after birth had increased risk for mental and neurodevelopmental impairment later in life, despite living in supportive families…
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Coping Strategies for Child Bully-Victims

Psychiatric Annals, March 2013, Volume 43 Issue 3
1. Distinguish what types of bullying are most common at different ages. 2. Describe six questions to screen for…
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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services June 2016 CNE Activity

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

Topics include heroin use, working with children in families with parental substance abuse, and the effects of…
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Pilot project increases mental health care access for homeless

February 21, 2017
A 5-year program for mental health in homeless children improved access to mental health services and increased educational support, according to…

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Study draws link between addiction, sports participation

February 20, 2017
Participation in sports and risk for substance use disorders may be associated, according to findings published in Psychology of Sport and

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Adolescent suicide attempts decrease after passage of same-sex marriage laws

February 20, 2017
Recent findings suggest that implementation of same-sex marriage policies reduced suicide attempts among adolescent sexual minorities. “Prior…

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Brain-stem volume may predict aggression in ASD

February 20, 2017
Brain-stem volume may indicate risk for aggression in autism spectrum disorders, according to recent findings. “Aggressive behaviors are common…

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Study suggests ADHD causes delay, degeneration of brain volume

February 16, 2017
Results from an international cross-sectional mega-analysis indicated differences in subcortical brain volume between individuals with ADHD and those…

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Depression may increase risk for e-cigarette use

February 16, 2017
Depressive symptoms were a predictor of e-cigarette use among college students in Texas, suggesting e-cigarettes may be part of a coping mechanism…

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'Real breakthrough' discovered in early diagnosis of autism

February 15, 2017
Hyperexpansion of cortical surface areas from ages 6 to 12 months may play a critical role in the development of autism, according to a research…

Virtual reality room improves phobias in autism

February 15, 2017
A unique immersive virtual reality treatment, called the Blue Room, is being offered by the National Health Service to help children with autism…

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Parents of children with severe heart defects at risk for anxiety, depression, PTSD, stress

February 14, 2017
Parents of children with severe congenital heart disease are more likely to experience mental health problems, including PTSD, anxiety, depression…

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Study uncovers neural connectivity behind emotion dysregulation in anxiety, irritability

February 13, 2017
Decreased connectivity in the amygdala and medial prefrontal cortex may mediate emotion dysregulation among youth with anxiety and irritability…

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