This article focuses on appropriate versus inappropriate use of antipsychotics, the importance of careful assessment, and the consequences of not treating.
Child Adolescent Psychiatry
The Slenderman case revives a long-standing debate: does media exposure influence acts of violence in youth?
The main goal in treating addiction is to help the patient achieve and improve functioning. When that patient is also an adolescent, there are special considerations. Here's a quick primer.
The author presents a clinically focused introduction to treatment principles for adolescent substance abuse disorders and reviews evidence-based approaches.
If you haven’t seen the series or heard media coverage about it, the 13 reasons are a series of 13 audiotapes made by the character, Hannah Baker, to be listened to by the 13 people she felt in some way contributed to her decision to kill herself.
This article speaks to the care with which ADHD must be diagnosed and managed to reduce the significant negative impact of the disorder on the individual, family, and society.
In the neuropsychiatric disorders PANS and PANDAS, we observe childhood illness with relationships between psychiatric symptoms, infection, and inflammation. Here are keys to early identification and treatment.
Here: suggested strategies for assessment and management of this circadian sleep disorder commonly seen in adolescents.
Although myths abound, the benefits that accrue in the practice of integrative psychiatry are both professional and personal.
What is the central difference between conventional child and adolescent psychiatry and integrative child and adolescent psychiatry? Take the quiz and learn more.