Reduced cortical thickness in the prefrontal cortex related to childhood obesity may result in compromised executive function.
Pediatricians are likely to encounter children of undocumented parents during practice, making it essential for practitioners to be aware of the unique vulnerabilities faced by this population, as well as appropriate clinical procedure.
Child psychiatrists more likely to practice in high-income counties, metropolitan counties.
Investigators at King’s College London and University College London in the UK abstracted data from 7026 twin pairs in the Twins Early Development Study (TEDS).
The investigators called for future studies to explore limits on daily social media use as a means of reducing mental health problems, as well as a balanced examination of the potential benefits and harms of social media use.
Higher risk for pain particularly seen for teen girls who experience posttraumatic stress.
Cord biomarkers of in utero acetaminophen exposure tied to increased risk for childhood ADHD, ASD.
Alison J. Culyba, MD, PhD, MPH and colleagues explored patterns of violence among adolescent males and their association with individual and social factors.
Researchers prospectively studied children and adolescents from various outpatient settings in Vienna, Austria to examine the possible effects of migration on mental health.
Football players actually are less likely to be depressed in early adulthood.