Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Childhood ADHD Types & Treatments

American Psychiatric Association data reveal that between 3% and 7% of U.S. school age children have some form of ADHD. Read more about the disorder and recommended treatments in this slideshow.

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Institutional Rearing Associated With Psychopathology Risk in Children

Institutional Rearing Associated With Psychopathology Risk in Children

Children reared in an institution are found to have increased vulnerability to psychopathology diagnoses between childhood and adolescence.

Self-Harm, Suicidality Among Adolescents Associated With Poor Outcomes, Recurrent Clinical Care

Self-Harm, Suicidality Among Adolescents Associated With Poor Outcomes, Recurrent Clinical Care

Youth who engage in self-harm should be a prioritized group for assessment and targeted treatment.

Parents' Technology Use Can Negatively Affect Children

Parents' Technology Use Can Negatively Affect Children

Parents' use of digital devices may exacerbate their child's poor behavior.

Combination Cognitive Behavioral Therapy With Fluoxetine Effective for Adolescent Depression

Combination Cognitive Behavioral Therapy With Fluoxetine Effective for Adolescent Depression

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.

Early Talk, Interaction Predicts School-Age Language Outcomes

Early Talk, Interaction Predicts School-Age Language Outcomes

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 Behavior

Paternal Antisocial Personality Traits, Maternal Postpartum Depression Affect Early Aggressive Behavior

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.

Child Maltreatment Associated With Poor Psychological Health Outcomes in Adulthood

Child Maltreatment Associated With Poor Psychological Health Outcomes in Adulthood

These findings suggest that child maltreatment affects physical health in adulthood.

Children With Subsyndromal ADHD Have Significant Morbidity and Disability

Children With Subsyndromal ADHD Have Significant Morbidity and Disability

Compared with controls, those with subthreshold ADHD experienced greater impairments in social functioning and had higher rates of requiring extra help in school.

Psychotic-Like Experiences in Adolescence Could Cause Neural Changes During Reward Processing

Psychotic-Like Experiences in Adolescence Could Cause Neural Changes During Reward Processing

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.

Video-Feedback Intervention to Promote Positive Foster Parenting

Video-Feedback Intervention to Promote Positive Foster Parenting

The current study aims to test the effectiveness of a video-feedback intervention in increasing caregiver sensitivity to foster children.

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