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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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Risperidone Use in Children: Gynecomastia, Hyperprolactinemia, and Other Controversies

Psychiatric Annals, April 2015, Volume 45 Issue 4
The use of neuroleptics, especially risperidone, and their common side effect of hyperprolactinemia and the rare but…
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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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Brain structure differs between child, adolescent conduct disorder

June 30, 2016
Recent findings provide novel evidence of quantitative differences in structural brain organization between childhood-onset and adolescence-onset…

In the Journals

AAP updates recommendations for management of adolescent suicide

June 29, 2016
The American Academy of Pediatrics recently published updated recommendations regarding suicide risk and attempts in adolescents. “From 1950 to…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

In the Journals

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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