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Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

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.
Antipsychotic prescribing for young children in the United States decreased between 2007 and 2017, according to a study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.
A large community-based pragmatic clinical trial was able to maintain follow-up visit completion rates during the COVID-19 pandemic using telepsychiatry and other virtual tools.
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 video, psychiatrist Birgit Amann, MD, discusses the common myth that stimulants are a good treatment option for all patients with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
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…
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