Browsing articles in "Child Psychiatry"


Risk Factor for Alcohol Use Disorder
July 27, 2022   

A recent study looked at whether solitary alcohol use in adolescence is associated with high-risk drinking and the development of alcohol problems in adulthood...
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ADHD and Risk of Migraine
July 5, 2022   

A recent longitudinal case-cohort study shows children and adolescents with ADHD were associated with an increased risk of migraine compared with matched controls. Results showed that children and adolescents with ADHD were associated with an increased risk of migraine compared with...
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June is LGBTQIA+ Pride Month
June 1, 2022   

New research from the Trevor Project’s 2022 National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health underlines a consistent trend: Lesbian, gay, bi, and transgender teens are at increased risk of suicide...
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Mental Health Impacts of Climate Change: Educational Toolkit
May 12, 2022   

Emerging research suggests that climate change will increase the prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, psychotic disorders, and suicide. An educational toolkit has been developed to empower students to think critically about structural inequalities that affect them and challenge the assumption that they do not have the capacity to overcome the sociopolitical issues that affect them...
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Early Life Stress and ADHD
April 5, 2022   

In a recent study, the relationship between hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis disruption and childhood maltreatment on cognitive functioning in adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) was examined...
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Risk of Mental Health Problems in Children and Youths Following Concussion
March 28, 2022   

In a recent study, the association between concussion and risk of subsequent mental health problems, psychiatric hospitalizations, self-harm, and suicides was examined in a cohort study of children and adolescents aged 5-18 years between...
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Mental Health Outcomes in Transgender and Nonbinary Youths Receiving Gender-Affirming Care
March 11, 2022   

There is a robust evidence base that gender-affirming care for transgender and nonbinary (TNB) youth is associated with better long-term mental health outcomes. Less is known about the shorter-term outcomes of gender-affirming care on mental health...
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Children With Insomnia Likely to Continue to Suffer as Adults
March 9, 2022   

Insomnia is a sleep-wake disorder that can affect many aspects of physical and mental well-being. In this 15-year longitudinal study, the authors investigated insomnia symptoms, and their trajectory in over 500 children...
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2021 NEI Congress Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Academy
November 3, 2021   

The 2021 NEI Congress is off to a strong start with the 5th Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Academy. Dr. Jeffrey Strawn opened the Academy with a topic of utmost importance as of late, pediatric anxiety. In this session...
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Pediatricians, Psychiatrists, Children’s Hospitals Declare Emergency in Child Mental Health
October 21, 2021   

The Academy of Pediatrics, The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and the Children’s Hospital Association have declared a national emergency in the mental health of children and adolescents, stating the pandemic is a leading factor driving this crisis...
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