In the Journals

Screen time linked to depression in teens

July 19, 2019
Study findings published in JAMA Pediatrics indicated an association between computer, social media and television use and increases in depressive…

CME Article

Prevention of PTSD in Children and Adolescents

Psychiatric Annals, July 2019, Volume 49 Issue 7
Employing early intervention to prevent the development of PTSD in youth who have experienced a traumatic event is a significant public health goal…

In the Journals

Threat of parents’ deportation impacts health of Latinx youth

June 26, 2019
Latinx teens in California who have at least one immigrant parent have reported increasing levels of anxiety related to how immigration policies in…

In the Journals

Adolescent suicides reach highest recorded rate since 2000

June 25, 2019
The suicide rate for adolescents aged 15 to 19 years and young adults aged 20 to 24 years increased in 2017 to its highest point since 2000…

CME Article

Suicide in Adolescents

Psychiatric Annals, June 2019, Volume 49 Issue 6
Suicide is a leading cause of death in many nations around the world. Despite increased awareness of depression and suicidality in adolescents…

CME Article

Depression and Its Impact on Adolescents

Psychiatric Annals, June 2019, Volume 49 Issue 6
The adolescent period is a crucial time for brain development. Emotional skills mature, knowledge deepens, and coping skills develop. However, the…

CME Article

Anxiety Disorders in Adolescents

Psychiatric Annals, June 2019, Volume 49 Issue 6
Anxiety disorders are highly prevalent in adolescents and remain significantly undertreated. Appropriate screening, diagnosis, and treatment of…

Guest Editorial

Behavioral Health Issues in Adolescents

Psychiatric Annals, June 2019, Volume 49 Issue 6
Anxiety disorders are the most common psychiatric disorders among adolescents in the United States, with an estimated lifetime prevalence of 31.9%…

Special Issue Article

Integrative Approaches to Stress, Anxiety, and Resilience

Pediatric Annals, June 2019, Volume 48 Issue 6
Anxiety is one of the most common psychiatric conditions affecting adolescents and youth in the United States, with over 30% of adolescents having an…

In the Journals

Team sports improve mental health of kids exposed to adversity

May 29, 2019
Research published in JAMA Pediatrics suggests that children exposed to adverse childhood events, or ACEs, who participated in team sports as…

In the Journals

Closing the gap: Girls’ suicide rate catching up with that of boys

May 17, 2019
Female youth aged 10 to 19 years had a significant and disproportionate increase in suicides between 1975 and 2005 compared with males in the same…

In the Journals

Proposition 8 increased rate of homophobic bullying among youth

May 13, 2019
The introduction of a voter referendum in California in 2008 that limited marriage to heterosexual couples, known as Proposition 8, increased the…

Special Issue Article

Strychnine: Old Remedy, Silent Killer

Pediatric Annals, May 2019, Volume 48 Issue 5
Toxin ingestion is a significant public health issue for children, accounting for hundreds of visits per day to emergency departments. The most…

In the Journals

Therapy dog visits ease anxiety in hospitalized children

April 22, 2019
Pet therapy significantly reduced anxiety in children during hospitalization, according to a recent quasi-experimental study published in the…

In the Journals

ED visits double among US teens considering suicide

April 11, 2019
Researchers have identified a surge in the number of American children presenting to EDs who have considered or attempted suicide. They estimated…

In the Journals

Youth disclose abuse in text messaging–based crisis service

April 9, 2019
Study findings indicated that young people seeking help for maltreatment disclosed their experiences through short message services-based crisis…

Feature

Experts discuss rare link between concussion, suicide

April 2, 2019
The most recent CDC data show an estimated 329,290 children were treated in United States for sports and recreation-related injuries that included a…

In the Journals

Half of US children with mental health disorders are not treated

February 11, 2019
An estimated 7.7 million American children have depression, anxiety or ADHD, according to a study published in JAMA Pediatrics. However, nearly half…

In the Journals

Half of US children with mental health disorders are not treated

Infectious Diseases in Children, March 2019
An estimated 7.7 million American children have depression, anxiety or ADHD, according to a study published in JAMA Pediatrics. However, nearly half…

Case Report

Major Depressive Disorder in an Adolescent Girl Living with a Mother Who is Emotionally Unavailable

Psychiatric Annals, January 2019, Volume 49 Issue 1
A 16-year-old girl was brought to the emergency department by her parents because of persistent crying, sadness, apathy, lack of interest and…