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Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

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 06, 2019
SAN DIEGO—There is no single profile of a school shooter, and potential threats must be evaluated based on the behavior of the student instead, forensic psychiatrist Phillip J. Resnick, MD, said at a Psych Congress 2019 Featured Session on school shooters.
October 05, 2019
SAN DIEGO—Children with bipolar disorder who were treated with lurasidone had a lower risk of all-cause and psychiatric-related hospitalization than those treated with aripiprazole or olanzapine, according to a retrospective claims database 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 23, 2019
Phillip Resnick, MD, a psychiatry professor at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, will brief mental health providers on how to recognize potential school shooters in their own practices at Psych Congress 2019.
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