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Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

May 18, 2020
Using data from electronic health records, a predictive computer model was able to flag 38% of patients who attempted suicide an average 2 years before the attempt, according to a study in JAMA Network Open.
May 07, 2020
During the COVID-19 home confinement in China’s Hubei province, more than 1 in 5 children reported experiencing depressive symptoms, according to a study published online in JAMA Pediatrics.
April 15, 2020
Young adults who started using cannabis regularly before age 18 were more likely to report later sleep troubles, according to a study published online in Sleep.
April 13, 2020
A new report from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor found troubling levels of conflict between parents and children about 1 week after federal social distancing guidelines began.
March 25, 2020
Text-based counseling has a greater impact when text messages are fewer but longer, and when texting sessions last longer, according to a study involving a text-based counseling helpline for children.
March 12, 2020
A digital therapeutic intervention delivered through a video game-like interface shows promise in improving attention in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study in The Lancet Digital Health.
February 07, 2020
Counties with higher concentrations of poverty also had higher rates of pediatric suicide, according to a study published online in JAMA Pediatrics.
January 27, 2020
Adolescent psychiatric inpatients who were cyberbullied had significantly higher scores on post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anger, and fantasy dissociation scales than their hospitalized peers who were not cyberbullied, a study found.
January 10, 2020
Over the past decade, the rate of benzodiazepine exposures and overdoses among adolescents has significantly grown, and medical outcomes have become more severe.
December 19, 2019
A 3-day intensive crisis intervention program for adolescents at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, resulted in significant reductions in suicidal ideation 3 months later.
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