Children and adolescents diagnosed with depression are at increased risk of subsequently developing a wide range of diseases as well as experiencing early death, according to a study published in JAMA Psychiatry.
Opioid overdose deaths involving multiple substances among youth were found to be more common than overdose deaths involving only opioids, per the results of a study recently published by the Grayken Center at Boston Medical Center.
Through the Creating Opportunities for Personal Empowerment (COPE) program, children and adolescents can receive cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) even if they do not have access to a mental health care provider.
In this podcast, Psych Congress 2020 chair Charles Raison, MD, and Eleanor Barrett, a fourth-grader from Madison, Wisconsin, discuss the fear and anxiety children may be experiencing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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.