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.


The effectiveness of the vast majority of self-care interventions suggested for children and young people with anxiety and depression has not been evaluated, new research shows.

Children who have an older brother or sister with autism or ADHD may be more likely to develop these conditions than kids who don't have an older sibling with these neurological problems, a new study suggests.

Not using cannabis for one month could improve learning ability for adolescents and young adults who use the drug at least weekly, a U.S. study suggests.

Being one of the youngest in a kindergarten class dramatically increases the odds that a child will be diagnosed and treated for attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a large new U.S. study has concluded.

There are no gender differences in rates of eating disorders (EDs) among 9- and 10-year-olds, according to a new U.S. study.



Diane Oran, MN, RN, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC. Sue Hobbs, MA. Gail Goodman, PhD. Stephanie Block, PhD. Nikki Baumrind, PhD, MPH.
Katie Smith, PHD. John Bilello, PhD. Linda Thurmond, PhD. Perry Renshaw, MD, PhD. Douglas Kondo, MD.
James Siberski, MS, CMC. Evelyn Shatil, PhD. Carol Siberski, MS, C-GCM, Margie Eckroth-Bucher, PhD, RN. Aubrey French, BS. Sara Horton, BSW. Rachel Loefflad, CRT. Phillip Rouse, MS.