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October 10, 2019
The suicide of a 16-year-old who was cyberbullied over sexually explicit messages he exchanged with another boy shows acceptance - including legal support - is key to improving mental health, LGBT+ advocates said on World Mental Health Day on Thursday.
October 07, 2019
Young people who attempt suicide by poisoning often use antidepressants or over-the-counter medicines like acetaminophen, ibuprofen and aspirin, a US study suggests.
October 07, 2019
Young children who suffer recurrent febrile seizures appear to be at increased risk of epilepsy and psychiatric disorders, according to a Danish population-based study.
October 04, 2019
Exposure to light flashes during sleep, combined with a brief cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) intervention, can increase total sleep time in teenagers, researchers say.
October 03, 2019
Children with hyperthyroidism have a higher prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), adjustment disorder, anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression and suicidality, according to a new study.
September 30, 2019
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its 2011 clinical practice guideline on the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children from age four to 18 years old.
September 26, 2019
Despite state laws expanding access to the opioid-overdose antidote naloxone without a prescription, a new study suggests that many pharmacies don't stock the drug or dispense it to young people who need it.
September 09, 2019
Kids who have more supportive experiences with family, friends, and people in their school and community may be less likely to have psychological or relationship troubles in adulthood, a new study suggests.
September 05, 2019
Children who have a parent in prison may be more than twice as likely as other kids to have depression, attention problems and conduct disorders by the time they reach adolescence, a U.S. study suggests.
August 26, 2019
Fewer U.S. adolescents are participating in programs designed to prevent substance abuse, a study suggests.
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