There are long-term adverse and positive outcomes for survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL): life challenges more negatively impacted in younger, female, relapsed patients; socializing more positively impacted in older patients.
Adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors are more likely to have psychological distress, and, as a result, have additional annual medical expenses compared with those without psychological distress.
Teens and young adults with cancer are experiencing high psychological distress during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Investigators analyzed data from the Happiness and Health Study of 2,263 students at 10 public high schools in Los Angeles, California.
Investigators examined whether deutetrabenazine dosing is a safe and effective treatment for tics associated with Tourette syndrome in the pediatric and adolescent population.
Researchers examined if an adolescent diagnosis with psychiatric disorders is associated with long term absence from education, employment, or training.
Investigators assessed how results of ECGs affected the initiation and management of tricyclic antidepressants in pediatric patients with functional gastrointestinal disorders.
US Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy issued a public health advisory on the mental health challenges confronting youth, a rare warning and a call to action to address what he called an “emerging crisis exacerbated by pandemic hardships.”
Using PROMIS measures, the researchers evaluated the prevalence of symptoms of depression and anxiety among children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
A team of investigators conducted a cross-sectional study to explore the association between an increased pain threshold and risk of self-harm in youth.