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.
Child Adolescent Psychiatry
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?
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.