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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

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.

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.

A look at the 2015 joint American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry (ASAP) and International Society for Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology (ISAPP) Scientific Meeting in March. There, the author will be presenting two sessions that address adolescent sexuality and sexual development issues.

This case of a 14-year-old female patient with end-stage cystic fibrosis illustrates the psychiatrist's critical role in ensuring quality end-of-life care.

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