Adolescence

The Long-Term Mental Health Outcomes of Adolescent Chronic Pain

The Long-Term Mental Health Outcomes of Adolescent Chronic Pain

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Adolescents who experience chronic pain have higher prevalence of anxiety and depressive symptoms in adulthood.

No Increase Seen in Pediatric Suicide Risk With Atomoxetine vs Stimulants

No Increase Seen in Pediatric Suicide Risk With Atomoxetine vs Stimulants

Atomoxetine was not found to be associated with increased suicide risk compared with stimulant use in children and adolescents.

Marijuana Use in Male Teenagers Linked to Earlier Mortality

Marijuana Use in Male Teenagers Linked to Earlier Mortality

Study links heavy cannabis use in male teens to increased mortality by age 60.

Benefit Seen With Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Adolescents With Depression

Benefit Seen With Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Adolescents With Depression

Cognitive behavioral therapy techniques improve time to resolution of depression in teens who refuse antidepressants.

Increased Risk of Substance Abuse in Adolescents With Mental Disorders

Increased Risk of Substance Abuse in Adolescents With Mental Disorders

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Early intervention strategies are needed to address potential substance use and misuse in adolescents with mental disorders.

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