Children who were exposed to anti-seizure drug valproate in utero were 48% more likely to develop ADHD, according to a new study.
Historical, current, and potential future complexities of cognitive assessment; a longstanding, controversial fixture in schools throughout the United States.
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.
Researchers detect a striking relationship between the month of school enrollment relative to peers and patterns of ADHD diagnoses in a large sample of elementary school students throughout the US.
A new study explores feelings of belongingness as a protective factor for childhood trauma and adult mental health outcomes.
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A new as-yet-unpublished trial of duloxetine (Cymbalta) for fibromyalgia has presented more evidence of suicidal events in teens.
New research suggests that when parents model emotion suppression strategies in social interactions, their children’s approaches to social engagement may suffer.
A new meta-analysis analyzes randomized control trials of Mindfulness-Based Interventions for adolescents.
Researchers discuss the evidence that antipsychotic medications may cause brain atrophy in children, whose brains are still developing.
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.
Many individuals diagnosed with eating disorders describe and internal ‘voice,’ which may be linked to experiences of childhood trauma and dissociation.
Researchers investigate the impact of immigration policies on the mental health of arriving Mexican and Central American immigrants.
New data shows that calls to US poison control centers have increased significantly for children taking stimulant ADHD drugs.
Alterations in gray matter and white matter development found in infants of mothers taking SSRI antidepressants during pregnancy.
Researchers point to the risks of using antipsychotics with youth and caution against the practice.
Increased frequency of digital media use can increase symptoms of ADHD among adolescents, study finds.