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Investigators believe this is the most comprehensive analysis of epigenetic alterations due to victimization stress in a pediatric population.
White matter brain architecture of crossing fibers in frontotemporal connections was shown to be more expressed in participants with better cognitive performance and less expressed in participants with more severe general psychopathology.
Children show higher IQ scores and less sleep problems with the more fish that they consume.
Researchers identified 5 nonmedical themes that affect the decision to conduct predictive genetic testing for psychiatric conditions.
The use of atypical antipsychotics can be reduced with the implementation of a peer review prior authorization policy.
In children with congenital hypothyroidism behavioral problems can be mitigated through appropriate levels of treatment during infancy.
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