Consistent participation in extracurricular sports during the elementary school years predicted fewer attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms at age 12 in girls—but not in boys, according to a study in Preventive Medicine.
Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who are African American appear to have key genetic differences from those who are Caucasian, according to a study published in Scientific Reports.
Exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals during adolescence may be associated with behaviors characteristic of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, according to a study published online in JAMA Network Open.
Social anxiety symptoms in children exposed to maternal major depressive disorder (MDD) increased children’s risk of developing depressive symptoms over time, according to a study published in the Journal of Adolescence.
Daily social media use is neither a strong nor consistent risk factor for depressive symptoms in adolescents in the United States, according to a new study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
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…