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.
At least 2 previous studies have reported a relationship between food sensitivities and autism spectrum disorder, while other research has focused primarily on respiratory and skin allergies.
Psychiatric diagnoses may not be a contraindication to weight loss surgery.
The researchers found significant advantages from dialectical behavior therapy in all primary outcomes.
Investigators conducted a retrospective observational study to assess the impact of psychostimulant medication on BMI and height in a group of children and adolescents with ADHD.
Medication continuity in youth with ADHD is affected by several potentially modifiable factors that could be productive targets of intervention for pediatricians.
Exposure to hypertensive disorders of pregnancy may be associated with an increase in the risk for ASD and ADHD in offspring.
These findings offer preliminary evidence of the validity of the short UPPS-P-C to screen for impulsivity traits in both typically developing children and in those with ADHD.
While the authors discovered no "sensitive period," the number of stressful events was moderately associated with the severity of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms.
Recent research following transgender individuals from late childhood into young adulthood shows that gender-affirmative hormonal and surgical care results in normative global functioning.
There are considerable gaps in knowledge relating to the effectiveness of nonpharmacologic treatments for ADHD in pediatric patients.
Examining the Relationship Between Childhood Anxiety, Depression and Risk for Cardiovascular DiseaseMay 31, 2018
The potential plasticity of the cardiovascular system during childhood may explain the lack of significant relationship between depression and anxiety symptomatology and CVD risk in this study population.
Just as we need to be able to identify who is likely to benefit from treatment, we also need to be able to identify those who are most at risk of experiencing adverse events.
Adolescents love their phones. But what is the downside of this addictive technology?
From 2008 to 2015 there was an increase in encounters for suicide ideation and suicide attempts among US children.
While overall prescribing of medications decreased compared with the early 2000s, the use of ADHD medication, asthma medicine, and contraceptive use increased while use of antibiotics, antihistamines, and upper respiratory combination medications decreased.
The percentage of patients seen at children's hospitals for suicidal ideation and suicide attempts more than doubled between 2008 and 2015. The academic school year may play a role.
Adolescents with no baseline sexual activity who underwent an emotional regulation sexual health intervention were less likely to report first-time vaginal or anal sex over a follow-up period of 30 months compared with adolescents who underwent a traditional health promotion sexual health intervention.
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among Americans between the ages of 15 and 24 years.
Further investigation into the family-based mechanisms of childhood-onset bipolar disorder may assist in the development of future targeted, effective therapies.
The investigators found that 4550 children had a psychiatric diagnosis (19.7%) by the age of 8 years, and that 57.7% of these diagnoses were behavioral.
Medicaid-insured children are at increased risk for mental health diagnoses and psychotropic prescriptions after hospitalization for an injury.
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- Novel Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Targets Preschool-Aged Depression
- Remission of Treatment-Resistant Depression in Veterans Depends on Close Clinical Observation
- Medical Clearance of Psych Patients in the ED: Consensus Recommendations
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- Dialectical Behavior Therapy Effective in Reducing Suicide Attempts, Self-Harm in Adolescents
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- When Physicians Become Patients: Challenges in Seeking Health Care
- Long-Acting Injectables Effective in Patients With Comorbid Psychosis, Substance Use Disorder
- Strong Social Networks May Mitigate the Effects of Childhood Adversity
- Electroconvulsive Therapy Improves Global Cognition in Bipolar Disorder
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