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Child Adolescent Psychiatry

What Happens to Depressed Adolescents?

A look into longer-term clinical and psychosocial outcomes of depressive disorder in early adulthood. Details here.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Twenty five years ago, “hikikomori” was a new term in Japan, used to describe severe and prolonged school refusal in teenagers, sometimes evolving into complete social withdrawal. The shut-in phenomenon has since gone global.

Video Games: Recreation or Addiction?

Many people like to spend at least part of their free time playing video games. However, for some, what starts as innocent recreation becomes an addiction and, at times, tragedy ensues.

Predicting, Assessing, and Treating Self-Harm in Adolescents

The authors differentiate between 3 types of deliberate self-harm: nonsuicidal self-injury, culturally sanctioned body modifications (tattooing or body piercing), and unintentional or accidental injury.

Consider Nico—he is a bilingual dog—he understands and responds to both Russian and English because both languages are spoken at home.

An expert discusses the clinical, biological, and genetic components of de novo mutations and autism spectrum disorders.

Eating disorders are often complicated by devastating medical problems and may result in death. Although studies suggest a multifactorial cause for the disorder, treatment is a still challenge.

What therapy is considered the "gold standard” in treating childhood and adolescent depression? Find out in this quiz,

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