Qualitative study examines patterns in teacher attitudes and knowledge related to medication of students for ADHD-type behaviors.
In-depth interviews find that those who screened positive for depression did not explain their experience in terms of diagnostic symptoms.
A new study in rats found that those exposed to antidepressants in utero had an impaired ability to nurture their own children in later life.
Children who were exposed to anti-seizure drug valproate in utero were 48% more likely to develop ADHD, according to a new study.
Twice as many teenagers with ADHD experienced severe psychosis when taking Adderall, as compared to Ritalin, according to a new study.
New study finds that smartphone use may precede experiences of loneliness and depressive symptoms among older teens according to longitudinal analysis.
A new study examines the role parent borderline pathology plays in the perpetuation of childhood maltreatment.
Throughout the past two decades, studies have warned of increased suicide rates in those taking antidepressants, especially in children and adolescents. Researchers also documented...
Risk of depression increased when children were taking methylphenidate for ADHD, but once they stopped taking the drug, depression risk dropped to normal levels.
When comparing kids with the same symptoms who were either diagnosed with ADHD or not, those who received the diagnosis had worse outcomes.
Medical researchers present evidence that ADHD is overdiagnosed in children and teens, which can lead to significant harm.
Study examines the effects on participants of being told they are at risk of developing psychosis.
A new study explores feelings of belongingness as a protective factor for childhood trauma and adult mental health outcomes.
A new study suggests the way that marginalized youth view the mental health treatment they have received plays a role in the continuation of their care once they reach adulthood.
Researchers shed light on the limitations of mental health screening instruments for youth that are increasingly being used in schools and medical settings.
Researchers have found further evidence that the anticholinergic effect of psychiatric drugs can lead to cognitive impairments.
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%.
A new article suggests integrating physical activity throughout the day may help to address the mental health of students.
A new study has found that children and adolescents taking a high dose of antipsychotics are almost twice as likely to die of any cause than children on other types of medications.
School discipline that punishes minor misbehavior may increase adolescents’ misconduct and lead to racial inequalities in school discipline.
Teacher’s personal wellbeing plays a role in students’ mental health outcomes, suggests a new study.
A qualitative study explores young adults’ childhood bullying experiences.
Researchers explore the effects of augmented treatment at various points in interpersonal psychotherapy for adolescents diagnosed with depression, highlighting previously unidentified critical decision points (i.e., relatively early in the treatment sequence).
Researchers experimenting on mice found that exposure to fluoxetine (Prozac) in utero resulted in behaviors considered in animal studies to be analogous to autism in humans.
A new study suggests proximity to green space as a child is linked to lower rates of mental health issues in adulthood.