“Efforts to improve learning in children with ADHD should focus on obtaining effective academic instruction rather than stimulant medication.”
Risk of depression increased when children were taking methylphenidate for ADHD, but once they stopped taking the drug, depression risk dropped to normal levels.
Mark Horowitz and David Taylor provide advice on how to tell the difference between antidepressant withdrawal and depression relapse.
Withholding antipsychotics may be beneficial for memory, the researchers write.
A new study finds that newborn babies experience antidepressant withdrawal after birth if their mothers take SSRIs when pregnant.
A study of over 1.5 million people in Europe and the US links the development of less adaptive personalities with childhood lead exposure.
Researchers again debunk the claim that the FDA black box warnings on antidepressants led to more suicides.
Researchers have found further evidence that the anticholinergic effect of psychiatric drugs can lead to cognitive impairments.
Medical researchers present evidence that ADHD is overdiagnosed in children and teens, which can lead to significant harm.
The article suggests that research challenging the evidence for ADHD drugs does not lead to changes without public campaigns.
Bias and financial conflicts in antidepressant trials “contribute to systematic underestimation of risk in the published literature.”
According to researchers, children are being increasingly prescribed multiple different psychiatric medications.
Noted antidepressant researcher, Michael Hengartner, summarizes the latest research on the use of antidepressants in children and adolescents.
National data on rates of youth antidepressant prescription, suicide, and self-harm in Australia sparks public health debate about drug safety.
New study finds that Medicaid enrolled youth were 14 times more likely to be on an antidepressant in 2014 than in 1987.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins test paroxetine on developing brain cells and discover numerous neurotoxic effects.
School discipline that punishes minor misbehavior may increase adolescents’ misconduct and lead to racial inequalities in school discipline.
Transgender children show strong identification and preferences stereotypically associated with their current gender identities, not their sex assigned at birth.
A new meta-analysis highlights a positive relationship between student emotional intelligence and academic achievement.
In-depth interviews find that those who screened positive for depression did not explain their experience in terms of diagnostic symptoms.
A network analysis of participants’ social media use and well-being reveals complex links with social capital but a minimal association with attentional control.
A new article reviews studies in the field of nutritional psychiatry and how nutrition can prevent and treat mental health issues.
Young women’s narratives indicate ways antidepressants have shaped their sense of self.
Researchers investigate trends in opioid use, prescriptions, misuse, and access reported by adolescents and young adults.
A new study reports that the supplement EPA improved ADHD symptoms but a closer look calls these results into question.