Gender identity conversion efforts impact psychological distress and lifetime suicidality in transgender people.
Researchers have found further evidence that the anticholinergic effect of psychiatric drugs can lead to cognitive impairments.
Noted antidepressant researcher, Michael Hengartner, summarizes the latest research on the use of antidepressants in children and adolescents.
Withholding antipsychotics may be beneficial for memory, the researchers write.
Researchers shed light on the limitations of mental health screening instruments for youth that are increasingly being used in schools and medical settings.
Qualitative study examines patterns in teacher attitudes and knowledge related to medication of students for ADHD-type behaviors.
A clinical trial finds Prozac no better than placebo for improving repetitive behaviors.
Researchers evaluate the impact of a school-based prevention program on anxious and depressive symptoms.
A new review finds preliminary evidence for yoga and mindfulness-based interventions for youth diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
New research highlights differences in levels of school connectedness among students diagnosed with emotional and behavioral disorders,
A new study suggests proximity to green space as a child is linked to lower rates of mental health issues in adulthood.
A new study finds that newborn babies experience antidepressant withdrawal after birth if their mothers take SSRIs when pregnant.
Many individuals diagnosed with eating disorders describe and internal ‘voice,’ which may be linked to experiences of childhood trauma and dissociation.
Severe infections requiring hospitalizations increased the risk of hospital contacts due to mental disorders by 84% and the risk of psychotropic medication use by 42%.
New research points to numerous harmful effects of high-level lead exposure in childhood on adult mental health and personality characteristics.
Throughout the past two decades, studies have warned of increased suicide rates in those taking antidepressants, especially in children and adolescents. Researchers also documented...
Adhering to a commonly prescribed medication for ADHD in children is associated with higher chances of being prescribed antidepressants in adolescence.
Medical researchers present evidence that ADHD is overdiagnosed in children and teens, which can lead to significant harm.
According to researchers, children are being increasingly prescribed multiple different psychiatric medications.
A new study explores feelings of belongingness as a protective factor for childhood trauma and adult mental health outcomes.
A new study examines the role parent borderline pathology plays in the perpetuation of childhood maltreatment.
Researchers, publishing in Toxicology Research, review the evidence that antidepressant exposure in the womb is linked to autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in humans.
A new as-yet-unpublished trial of duloxetine (Cymbalta) for fibromyalgia has presented more evidence of suicidal events in teens.
Risk of depression increased when children were taking methylphenidate for ADHD, but once they stopped taking the drug, depression risk dropped to normal levels.
From Intellectual Takeout: When children have educational experiences that aren't geared to their developmental level, it causes them feelings of inadequacy, anxiety and confusion.