This research suggests that combination therapy not only produces greater proportional response in depression symptoms but that it is also effective in a broader range of individuals.
In terms of efficacy, 3 randomized controlled trials demonstrated that treatment with lithium monotherapy improved overall functioning and symptoms of mania or mixed mania in children and adolescents with bipolar illness.
Talk and interaction during early childhood, especially during 18 to 24 months, is associated with language and cognitive outcomes.
Paternal Antisocial Personality Traits, Maternal Postpartum Depression Affect Early Aggressive BehaviorSeptember 12, 2018
These findings indicate the importance of investigating paternal in addition to maternal psychiatric status when evaluating early aggressive behavior in children, especially because the 2 factors can interact in surprising ways.
These findings suggest that child maltreatment affects physical health in adulthood.
Compared with controls, those with subthreshold ADHD experienced greater impairments in social functioning and had higher rates of requiring extra help in school.
These findings indicate that developmental changes are part of the etiology of psychotic disorders, and compensatory cognitive control could be a mechanism to contextualize the psychotic-like experiences precluding psychosis during adolescence.
The current study aims to test the effectiveness of a video-feedback intervention in increasing caregiver sensitivity to foster children.
These findings suggest that adolescent health has gained little donor attention.
While antipsychotic treatments can improve behavioral symptoms, risk of hyperglycemia and weight gain should inform careful consideration of antipsychotic use in young patients.
Systematic screening for anxiety, disability, and pain can increase psychological referral rates among pediatric patients with abdominal pain.
In a nationally representative survey of American adolescents, there was a 5-fold increase in prevalence of lifetime abstinence from substance use among high school seniors.
These results suggest a significant need for psychiatric resources for children placed in foster care or other out-of-home circumstances.
These data provide insight into the specific risk factors for nonadherence in youths with mental disorders.
The short forms each displayed diagnostic accuracy comparable with that of the full-length scales.
Marijuana usage is increasing in adolescents, and the rate of comorbidity with mood and anxiety disorders is high. These findings may aid in identifying adolescents who are potentially at risk.
These data emphasize the important role of parents and teachers in detecting mental health needs in adolescents.
Although emotional abuse and neglect may not be as easily detected as other forms of maltreatment, professionals must be aware of their long-term effect on nonsuicidal self-injury likelihood.
Health professionals from many disciplines need to be able to recognize the clinical presentations, essential diagnostic tests, and treatment approach of Lyme neuroborreliosis.
Parents' adverse childhood events, such as abuse, neglect, or household dysfunction, can impact their children's lives.
These data suggest that psychotherapy is underutilized as treatment in youths with PTSD, and that much of this population does not receive any form of care.
These findings support initiatives targeted at reducing the effect of negative early childhood experiences on psychopathology.
These data suggest the need for targeted interventions in children with psychotic experiences to prevent disordered eating behaviors in later adolescence.
TECH parenting framework can promote positive and specific media parenting behaviors that could help mitigate the potential negative impacts of media consumption for youth.
Nonstimulants may be an appropriate alternative in cases in which co-occurring conditions might prevent the administration of stimulants.
Clinical intervention focusing on parental involvement may be effective in combating depression in children.
Treatment modes targeting motivation may be effective in promoting exercise in youth at clinically high risk for psychosis.
The findings of this study provide evidence for a small direct link between maternal smoking during pregnancy and aggression in offspring.
Adverse changes in adiposity and insulin sensitivity are potential risk factors for premature cardiometabolic morbidity and should be considered by clinicians in planning antipsychotic treatment course for youths.
Technology-Enhanced Intervention in the ED Appears Promising for Reducing Underage Drinking, ConsequencesJune 28, 2018
This intervention provides flexibility in the clinical setting, allowing for therapist delivery when staff is available and computer delivery when staff resources are not available.
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- Emerging Theories in the Pathophysiology of MDD: Could the Opioid System Be Involved?
- Brief Impression Questionnaire Useful in Schizophrenia Diagnoses
- Autism Spectrum Disorders Associated With Depression in Young Adults
- Gestational Diabetes Associated With Increased Risk for Postpartum Depression
- Combination Cognitive Behavioral Therapy With Fluoxetine Effective for Adolescent Depression
- Smartphone-Based Psychoeducational Programs May Be Effective for Bipolar Disorder Management