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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

All psychiatrists must familiarize themselves with relevant reporting statutes and be knowledgeable about what constitutes neglect or abuse.

Maltreatment at an early age casts a very long shadow. Here: a look at the long-term effects of early childhood trauma.

A mother recalls seeing a donation box with a photo of a little boy with leukemia in a grocery store checkout line but never one of a child with seriouus mental illness. How can this be if twice as many children and young people die from suicide than those who die of all cancers combined? More in this commentary.

In the US, suicide is a leading cause of death, ranking third among youths aged 15 to 24. Rates of suicide attempts and death are highest among US Pacific Island indigenous youths. Emergency departments play a key role in suicide prevention, especially in this and other minority populations.

Suicide is a pervasive public health issue for adolescents in Hawaii. In response, a youth leadership model was initiated to empower young leaders in suicide prevention through evidence-based training, relationship-building, and community awareness.

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