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Child Adolescent Psychiatry

A look into longer-term clinical and psychosocial outcomes of depressive disorder in early adulthood. Details here.

Child Adolescent Psychiatry

The high rate of recurrence of depressive symptoms and ongoing psychosocial challenges point to the need for a longer-term view of the management of adolescents with depressive disorders.

In just 20 years, rates of ADHD have tripled and autism and childhood bipolar disorder have increased forty fold. The last thing our kids need is to be misdiagnosed with “Sluggish Cognitive Tempo” and bathed in even more stimulant meds. More in this opinion piece.

Podcast: Experts summarize effective treatment options for patients with eating disorders and discuss common features, medical components of anorexia and bulimia, behavioral features, and psychological symptoms.

The results of the study featured in this infographic showed that compared with men without childhood ADHD, men with childhood ADHD had higher rates of ongoing issues in adulthood.

During the first year of her child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship, this psychiatrist received an invaluable lesson regarding the importance of “treating the whole patient” in this case, a 16-year-old patient who is pregnant.

Notwithstanding sparse treatment data, recent efforts are beginning to provide clinicians with some clear treatment guidelines for medically unstable adolescents with anorexia nervosa.

Research is now making progress in understanding what happens before and during the illness and how this behavior can be explained.

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