Social problems were related to subclinical delusions but not subclinical hallucinations in a representative adolescent population.
Three components of mental health interventions aimed at adolescents had significant effects over multiple outcomes: interpersonal skills, emotional regulation, and alcohol and drug education.
From 2001 to 2017, the rate of suicides among African-American (AA) adolescents increased.
Parental physical abuse at 4 years of age and peer emotional abuse at 15 years of age are risk factors associated with amygdala activity response to emotional stimuli.
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy may be an effective treatment for youth with anxiety disorders who have at least one parent with bipolar disorder.
Increases in time spent on social media, computers, and watching television are linked to a corresponding increase in depression in adolescents.
Cognitive behavioral therapy response rates in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder may be related to avoidance and impairment recognition, but not to poor insight.
Youth at risk for depression could benefit from prevention efforts that target the student’s ability to manage environmental stressors like school transitions.
Associations were observed between sexting and sexual activity, multiple sexual partners, anxiety/depression, and substance use in adolescents.
For children presenting to the emergency department with a mental health disorder, the likelihood of transfer is increased for those without insurance.