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Investigators sought to determine the relationship between familial severe mental illness vs obstetric complications and the risk for developing intellectual disability
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Children reared in an institution are found to have increased vulnerability to psychopathology diagnoses between childhood and adolescence.
Youth who engage in self-harm should be a prioritized group for assessment and targeted treatment.
Parents' use of digital devices may exacerbate their child's poor behavior.
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.
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
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.
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