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Academic decline in elementary school may lead to teenage depression

March 19, 2018
In the Journals

Opioids more commonly prescribed to teens with mental health concerns

March 13, 2018
Although rates of opioid prescribing for adolescents are low, those with anxiety, mood and neurodevelopmental disorders, as well as those with other mental health
In the Journals

Bisexual teens five times more likely to become pregnant

March 12, 2018
Teenagers who are of a sexual minority are at increased risk of teen pregnancy, with those who identify as bisexual having a nearly fivefold increased risk of becoming
In the Journals

Poverty, criminal justice involvement, biggest risk factors for emergency department use among youth

March 8, 2018
Living in poverty or involvement in the juvenile or criminal justice system were the social complexity risk factors that made children more likely to use EDs, according…
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An Adolescent with Suicidal Behavior After Liver Transplant

Psychiatric Annals, October 2011, Volume 41 Issue 10
The patient was a 14-year-old sixth-grade girl who had been born in Sweden and now lived with her mother. The patient…
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Youth Suicide: August 2017

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Psychiatric Annals

Suicidal ideation and behavior, as well as death by suicide, in children and adolescents present a particularly…
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VIDEO: Hockey Hall of Famer says more research needed on concussions

February 1, 2018
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