The primary hypothesis, formulated after data collection but before analysis, was that poor prenatal family functioning would be associated with smaller hippocampal and amygdala volumes in late childhood.
There is great variation in the treatment of mental illness in adolescents.
For gender-incongruent youth presenting for gender-affirming medical care, late pubertal stage and older age are associated with worse mental health.
This study investigates whether proteomic biomarkers may aid in the prediction of the transition to psychotic disorder in the clinical high-risk state and adolescent psychotic experiences in the general population.
Having a nonpsychotic mental disorder in adolescence is associated with increased risk of subsequent myocardial infarction, with stress resilience partially attenuating the association.
Study findings suggest that mental health during childhood and adolescence was associated with future health behaviors.
Research implicates environmental risk factors, including correlates of urbanicity, deprivation, and environmental toxins, in psychotic-like experiences in school-aged children.
Children, adolescents, and young adults have greater risk of self-injurious behavior and suicide ideation if they have a childhood history of epilepsy.
The use of genetic evaluation for suicidal ideation may represent a future application for precision medicine.
Children in grandparent-led households are much more likely to have a history of adverse childhood experiences.