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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

Because there is a higher prevalence of mental health disorders in LGBTs than in heterosexuals, psychiatrists should be broadly familiar with the process of sexual/gender exploration, psychological self-recognition, disclosure to others, and community identification.

Psychiatrists who treat women and adolescent girls may find it necessary to discuss with their patients reproductive planning and the role of contraception in setting comprehensive treatment goals. Here's why.

The rate of co-occurrence of ADHD and OCD has been reported to be as high as 60%. A question persists, however, on whether ADHD-OCD comorbidity is a true entity or whether symptoms attributed to one may be facets of a phenotype of the other.

Several recent publications are informative to clinicians on the topic of suicide in children and adolescents. Some of the most salient findings are reviewed here.

A new study shows that rates of severe mental illness in youths have dropped substantially since 1996. What might study results portend for psychiatric practice?

The most common pesticide for residential use and increasingly used in agriculture may be encouraging expression of an ADHD phenotype.

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