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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

In the last 5 years, there has been an absolutely profound transformation in the ability to identify genes that contribute to autism.

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,

The target for physical activity in adolescents is 60 or more minutes of daily aerobic activity. But it is unlikely that the majority of youths achieve this goal.

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