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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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Family Complications in Autism Diagnosis

Psychiatric Annals, August 2012, Volume 42 Issue 8
CME Educational Objectives 1. Understand that engaging parents is an important part of treatment for autistic children…
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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services August 2016 CNE Activity

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

Topics include mental health of twins, nonpharmacological interventions for anxiety, and electroconvulsive therapy for…
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VIDEO: Managing psychiatric comorbidities of chronic illness in adolescents

May 31, 2016
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AEVI-001 effective for adolescents with ADHD, contactin-4 mutation

May 1, 2017
Aevi Genomic Medicine recently presented updated responder data from the SAGA trial of AEVI-001, an oral nonstimulant, for adolescent ADHD. …

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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services May 2017 CNE Activity

May 1, 2017 Expires: 12/31/2019
Topics include integrating anxiety reduction in an auditory hallucinations course, mindfulness and quality of life among patients with schizophrenia…

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

Dasotraline improves ADHD outcomes in the classroom

April 28, 2017
Recent findings indicated dasotraline, a dopamine and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, significantly improved ADHD outcomes in the classroom among…

In the Journals

Sibling death in childhood may increase risk for early mortality

April 26, 2017
An individual whose sibling dies during childhood has an increased risk for short-term and long-term mortality, according to results of a…

Vyvanse available as chewable tablet

April 20, 2017
Shire recently announced that Vyvanse is now available in the U.S. as a chewable tablet. “Vyvanse chewable tablets will offer an option to…

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Childhood hardships increase risk for suicide

April 20, 2017
Childhood aversity, such as residential instability and parental suicide, increased risk for suicide in adolescence or young adulthood, according to…

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Study shows indirect link between child abuse, opioid addiction

April 19, 2017
Recent findings indicated that childhood maltreatment was associated with PTSD, which in turn was associated opioid abuse. “With emotional…

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Brief intervention improves anxiety symptoms, functioning in youth

April 19, 2017
A brief behavioral therapy intervention significantly improved symptoms and functioning in youth with anxiety disorders, compared with assisted…

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Unreliable food access linked to poor behavior, learning in kindergarten

April 14, 2017
Inadequate access to food in early childhood was correlated with negative social-emotional and cognitive outcomes among children in kindergarten

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Synthetic cannabinoid use linked to risk behaviors in teenagers

April 13, 2017
Teenage synthetic cannabinoid users exhibited a higher prevalence of health risk behaviors, including those detrimental to sexual health, than…

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