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Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

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.
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. 
Up to 2 years of treatment with lurasidone improved manic symptoms in children and adolescents with bipolar depression, according to a poster presented at Psych Congress 2020.
Clinicians could be on the brink of a much greater understanding of the relatively new diagnosis of disruptive mood dysregulation disorder (DMDD) in children, including evidence on the most promising direction in treatment, Julie Carbray, PhD, PMHNP…
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.
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