As we shift from treating disease and toward supporting health, medication is merely one possible intervention in a spectrum of possible ones.
Child Adolescent Psychiatry
Two FDA-approved medications are making a dent in treating bipolar disorder in youths, a serious illness that adversely affects young patients, as well as their family and peers.
No better time than the summer to digest and reflect on the richness of our field and how we can implement advances in our own work.
High levels of vitamin D-binding protein may hold promise for use as a diagnostic biomarker of pediatric BD.
Empirically supported psychotherapeutic treatments have been shown to reduce symptoms of depression and build problem-solving skills in adolescents. Three of those treatments are discussed in this 10-question quiz.
Test your knowledge on strategies to reduce and prevent restraints and seclusions among children and adolescents in psychiatric settings.
ECT has been found effective in mitigating the deleterious consequences of SIB.
Recent studies have demonstrated the wide-reaching adverse effects of being bullied in childhood. These effects range from impaired academic performance to interest in cosmetic surgery.
This article focuses on appropriate versus inappropriate use of antipsychotics, the importance of careful assessment, and the consequences of not treating.
The Slenderman case revives a long-standing debate: does media exposure influence acts of violence in youth?