Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

High-dose antipsychotic use in children and young adults without psychosis is associated with an increased risk of unexpected death, according to a study published online in JAMA Psychiatry.

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Gender-affirming hormones and surgery appear to improve mental health and quality of life in transgender adolescents, according to a new literature review.

Teens and young adults who visit emergency departments for injuries or physical illnesses may be more likely to harm themselves afterward, a U.S. study suggests.

More than two in five teens who use marijuana experience psychotic symptoms like hallucinations, paranoia and anxiety, a U.S. study suggests.

High-dose antipsychotic use in children and young adults without psychosis is associated with an increased risk of unexpected death, according to a study published online in JAMA Psychiatry.

Adolescents who don't get enough quality nighttime sleep and are sleepy during the day may be at risk for suicide, research conducted in China suggests.

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Timothy Wilens, MD, discusses new research that clarifies whether ADHD medications have neurotoxic, neuroprotective, or neutral effects on the developing brain.

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