School Psychologist Scott Greenspan discusses how to promote exercise and mental wellbeing for adolescents stuck indoors during the pandemic.
A new study examines longitudinal, intergenerational patterns associated with marijuana use.
Researchers present evidence of a connection between the experience of traumatic brain injury in childhood and increased risk for suicide attempt in early adulthood.
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).
A new report on pediatric bipolar critically examines the current evidence base and calls for more research before the diagnosis is used.
A new study finds ideal sleep duration differs in adolescents for peak mental health and academic outcomes.
Increased frequency of digital media use can increase symptoms of ADHD among adolescents, study finds.
A new study highlights the role heavy metal music plays in the mental health of adolescents facing adversity.
Are diagnoses of mental disorders among children and adolescents in developed countries disproportionate to disease prevalence trends?
A British Medical Journal study led by Harvard Medical School's Christine Lu suggested that black box warnings about increased suicidality in youth who take antidepressants actually led to increases in adolescent suicide attempts. However, the latest in a stream of critics of that conclusion are the authors of one of the key studies cited by Lu in support of her team's analysis.
Part two of a Mad In America investigation into the expansion of psychological screening and electronic surveillance of children and youth. Experts point to mounting evidence that scientifically dubious mental health screening programs are just one part of an international governance shift towards creating all-pervasive surveillance systems for diagnosing 'pre-crime' and managing 'at-risk' children and youth. And not only is this not helping kids, critics argue, it’s demonstrably harming them.