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May 13, 2020
Depression in children and adolescents is associated with several impairments but the most significant concern is the increased risk of suicide in youths with depression.
September 16, 2019
Cannabis is a widely used drug of abuse in adolescents. With legalization of marijuana, adolescent cannabis use may increase substantially.
February 25, 2019
Recent studies and meta-analyses discussed here address mental health hospitalization, optimal treatment, and long-term outcome for children and adolescents with anxiety disorders.
August 28, 2018
Two FDA-approved medications are making a dent in treating bipolar disorder in youths, a serious illness that adversely affects young patients, as well as their family and peers.
January 25, 2018
Recent studies have demonstrated the wide-reaching adverse effects of being bullied in childhood. These effects range from impaired academic performance to interest in cosmetic surgery.
February 24, 2017
These studies shed light on the relationship between exercise and depression in children and adolescents.
November 29, 2016
Recent studies demonstrate the far-reaching effects of childhood trauma related to depression and suicidality in adulthood. The evidence to support these associations is presented here.
April 25, 2016
Here are four recent studies that provide clinically relevant information on medication management of bipolar disorder in youths.
February 08, 2016
Many teens believe the only way to escape bullying is "not to be here." The author examines recent studies that demonstrate the problem isn't going away.
June 26, 2015
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.