Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

 

For Whom the School Bell Tolls: Helping Youth During the COVID-19 Crisis

September 04, 2020

Younger patients are facing unique psychological challenges during this pandemic.

Pandemic Transitions

July 29, 2020

A teen writes about the unexpected gift of time the quarantine afforded her and her family.

The First International Congress on Infantile Psychiatry

July 22, 2020

Solving the problems of “troublesome” children throughout the ages.

Treating ADHD in Children: Concerns, Controversies, Safety Measures

July 10, 2020

In this podcast, we speak with a psychiatrist about topics ranging from what prompted her to pursue a career in child psychiatry to treatment strategies and common conditions comorbid with ADHD.

The Owls: A Reminder There is Hope

June 25, 2020

Sharing a love of these winged visitors brought optimism to a community.

Youth Suicide Screening Pathway

June 25, 2020

Suicide risk screening is especially challenging. Although data are not yet available to ascertain how COVID-19 will affect the suicide rate, the 3-tiered clinical pathway has been revised to accommodate mostly telehealth screening.

The Video Game Will See You Now

June 22, 2020

FDA approves video game as treatment for ADHD.

Identifying Child Abuse as Telepsychiatry Takes Hold

June 04, 2020

Allie Shapiro, MD, discusses strategies to identify child abuse and ways to approach children and their parents as COVID-19 pushes us in the direction of telepsychiatry.

Understanding Child Maltreatment

May 28, 2020

Without normative attachment, children can move into their middle years without the tools to succeed in peer relationships, school, and extracurricular activities, opening the door to perils in adolescence.

Challenges and Strategies in Foster Care

May 15, 2020

In honor of National Foster Care Month, this article sheds light on these issues and provides information for psychiatrists caring for this vulnerable population.