Researchers compare differences between research and clinical diagnoses of ADHD and explore the consistency of clinical determinations over time
New research suggests that when parents model emotion suppression strategies in social interactions, their children’s approaches to social engagement may suffer.
Can current guidelines for sleep, exercise, and screen time in childhood be linked to positive cognitive outcomes?
New research identifies poor long-term outcomes for both CBT and medications for treating anxiety disorders in childhood.
Researchers connect the impact of early trauma to the development of psychosis in children as young as 7 years old.
The bidirectional relationship between diet and nutrition and social, emotional, and educational factors among European youth.
Are diagnoses of mental disorders among children and adolescents in developed countries disproportionate to disease prevalence trends?
Meta-analyses including studies that detail these trials could be presenting misleading information.
Writing in The Atlantic, James Hamblin reports that research continues to show that physical exercise is integral to “childhood cognition and brain health,” especially for children who exhibit symptoms associated with ADHD. These findings, Hamblin comments, have been discussed with a “phenomenal degree of reservation compared to the haste with which millions of kids have been introduced to amphetamines and other stimulants to address said ADHD.”