A new article suggests integrating physical activity throughout the day may help to address the mental health of students.
Study highlights the importance of early interventions for institutionalized children.
New research emphasizes the impact of school connectedness and community engagement interventions on students' mental health.
A qualitative study explores young adults’ childhood bullying experiences.
Psychiatrist and psychologist outline pharmacological and psychotherapeutic strategies for discontinuing antidepressants.
New review ties increased screen time to increasing anxiety and depression among young adults throughout the United States.
A new study in Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience has found that the smell of lavender extract has an anxiolytic effect.
Can current guidelines for sleep, exercise, and screen time in childhood be linked to positive cognitive outcomes?
Prominent researchers conduct a review of antidepressant withdrawal incidence, duration, and severity. Results lead to call for new clinical guidelines.
A new study finds ideal sleep duration differs in adolescents for peak mental health and academic outcomes.
An international study of college students reveals ubiquitous social and emotional challenges faced by young adults.
When controlling for social and family characteristics, separating children from parents into out-of-home care increases psychiatric issues, prescriptions, and criminal activity.
New research examines factors that make mindfulness interventions in school most effective for adolescent’s mental health outcomes.
Alterations in gray matter and white matter development found in infants of mothers taking SSRI antidepressants during pregnancy.
A new study suggests needing to appear perfect to others leads to mental health stigma and a higher risk of untreated psychological distress.
New research identifies poor long-term outcomes for both CBT and medications for treating anxiety disorders in childhood.
Study details Medicaid-insured birth cohort’s exposure to psychiatric medications and mental health services.
Why do ineffective classification and intervention processes linger in school psychology, and what’s the alternative?
A new study investigates the relationships between early-home environmental factors and later-life physiological response to psychosocial stressors.
From BBC: The abuse of the anti-anxiety drug Xanax is becoming widespread among children and adolescents as young as 11 years old. "To gain an idea of the...
Family medicine and pediatric providers are less confident in their assessment of irritability in youth than psychiatric providers, which may lead to overdiagnosis of bipolar disorder.
How does social network site use influence well-being? Researchers suggest this depends on the extent to which site use is “connection-promoting."
From The Lily: In light of the recent New York Times article highlighting the effects antidepressant withdrawal, Ashley Abramson shares her personal story of deciding to...
Although opioid addiction and overuse have garnered significant national attention, similar trends in benzodiazepine overprescription and overuse continue to go unnoticed.
From Pacific Standard: Young children are increasingly being prescribed psychiatric drugs. However, there is very little research on the safety and efficacy of psychotropic drugs...