Yale study finds that training parents how to react to child behaviors is as effective at reducing anxiety as providing therapy to the child.
A study conducted on college-aged students finds strong correlations between biomedical characterizations of mental illness, pharmaceutical treatment, and social stigma.
A new article examines the implications of relative age on the ADHD diagnosis.
Researchers shed light on the limitations of mental health screening instruments for youth that are increasingly being used in schools and medical settings.
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.
A new review finds preliminary evidence for yoga and mindfulness-based interventions for youth diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Adhering to a commonly prescribed medication for ADHD in children is associated with higher chances of being prescribed antidepressants in adolescence.
Teacher’s personal wellbeing plays a role in students’ mental health outcomes, suggests a new study.
Researchers, publishing in Toxicology Research, review the evidence that antidepressant exposure in the womb is linked to autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in humans.
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 examines the role parent borderline pathology plays in the perpetuation of childhood maltreatment.
What physical activity-based programs are being implemented in schools, how are they being researched, and what kind of impact have they made?
Neuroscience researchers find no differences in brain connectivity between children with diagnoses of autism, ADHD, and those with no diagnoses.
Knowing the client’s history can help foster genuine empathic responding, a key component to child-centered play therapy.
Twice as many teenagers with ADHD experienced severe psychosis when taking Adderall, as compared to Ritalin, according to a new study.
A new study suggests proximity to green space as a child is linked to lower rates of mental health issues in adulthood.
Depression, serious psychological distress, and suicide attempts have risen substantially since the early 2000s among young adults – what’s changed?
Study examines the effects on participants of being told they are at risk of developing psychosis.
A new systematic review illustrates features of the relationship between anxiety and school attendance patterns.
Researchers evaluate the impact of a school-based prevention program on anxious and depressive symptoms.
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.
Greater perceptions of discrimination during adolescence are linked to more depressive and internalizing symptoms.
New research points to numerous harmful effects of high-level lead exposure in childhood on adult mental health and personality characteristics.
A new study suggests digital media use among adolescents has a smaller negative effect on well-being than bullying or smoking marijuana.
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).