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VIDEO: Managing psychiatric comorbidities of chronic illness in adolescents

May 31, 2016

ATLANTA — Susan Samuels, MD, child and adolescent psychiatrist at New York-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine, emphasizes the burden of psychiatric comorbidities of chronic illness and how clinicians can manage them in adolescents.

In the Journals

Trial quality, bias may diminish value of methylphenidate for ADHD

May 24, 2016
A recent clinical review in JAMA reported that evidence supporting the use of methylphenidate among adolescents for treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder…
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VIDEO: How to integrate services for IPV survivors in a community setting

May 20, 2016
ATLANTA — Mayumi Okuda Benavides, MD, of Columbia University and New York-Presbyterian, explains how to integrate services for survivors of intimate partner…
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Public health, mental health efforts are mutually beneficial

May 18, 2016
ATLANTA — During the William C. Menninger memorial convocation lecture here, Thomas Frieden, MD, MPH, director of the CDC, reaffirmed the center’s…
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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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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services June 2015 CNE Activity

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

Topics include checklist for delirium, stress in first-year nursing students, and mantram repetition for insomnia.
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VIDEO: Research shows lasting effects of persistent marijuana use in teens

May 14, 2016
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In the Journals

State funding for ASD services highest among whites, lowest among Hispanics, blacks

April 25, 2016
Recent findings show that white non-Hispanics received the highest per-person spending for autism spectrum disorder services in California, while…

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Improving sleep quality in children with ASD may improve cognitive functioning

April 25, 2016
Children with autism spectrum disorder exhibited better memory consolidation across sleep than in wake conditions, despite poorer sleep quality…

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Stimulant treatment safe, effective for ADHD in epilepsy

April 21, 2016
Data presented at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting indicated stimulant medication was effective and safe for treatment of…

FDA News

Dyanavel XR now available for ADHD in US

April 20, 2016
Tris Pharma Inc. recently announced the launch of Dyanavel XR, extended-release oral suspension, CII, for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in…

AAP: North Carolina legislation discriminates against transgender children

April 19, 2016
A recent press release from the AAP called for the repeal of North Carolina’s HB2 legislation, which omitted transgender citizens from…

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Autism common comorbidity of genetic disorders

April 19, 2016
Recent findings presented at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting indicated autism spectrum disorders are a common comorbidity of genetic…

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Adjunctive extended-release molindone effective for impulsive aggression in ADHD

April 18, 2016
Data presented at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting indicated certain dosages of extended-release molindone were effective for…

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Study finds predictors of better CBT adherence in youth with anxiety

April 15, 2016
PHILADELPHIA — Female sex, higher family socioeconomic status, lower externalizing factors and other variables predicted better treatment…

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Childhood abuse increases risk for migraine, depression, anxiety

April 15, 2016
Emotional and sexual abuse during childhood had a significant and direct impact on migraine, depression and anxiety outcomes in adulthood, while…

In the Journals

Growth charting of brain connectivity may identify ADHD risk factors

April 14, 2016
Recent findings suggest growth charting of brain connectivity may identify clinically relevant conditions such as attention impairment in…

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