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Associations Between Prenatal Cannabis Exposure and Childhood Outcomes
October 13, 2020   

The association between prenatal cannabis exposure and childhood outcomes was recently examined in a longitudinal study, the Adolescent Brain and Cognitive Development (ABCD) study. The results suggest that prenatal cannabis exposure may be associated with...
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NEI Virtual Poster Library is Live!
July 13, 2020   

NEI has launched a Virtual Poster Library to fulfill the needs of poster presenters who had hoped to share their research and findings at medical conferences that have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic....
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Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee Releases 2019 Summary of Advances in Autism Spectrum Disorder Research
July 2, 2020   

In a recent study, multi-paradigm functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) data from the North American Prodrome Longitudinal Study consortium was analyzed to examine differences in brain connectivity in patients who converted to schizophrenia versus those who did not. ...
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FDA Permits Marketing of First Game-Based Digital Therapeutic to Improve Attention Function in Children with ADHD
June 29, 2020   

The US Food and Drug Administration has recently approved use of a game-based digital device for the treatment of ADHD in youths aged 8-12 years...
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Impact of COVID-19 on Families and Individuals With Autism
May 7, 2020   

During this unprecedented time of social isolation and disruption to normal, everyday activities, nearly every American has been affected in one way or another. However, for those suffering with autism and their caregivers, the...
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Prevalence and Risk Factors for Suicidality in Preadolescent Children
March 19, 2020   

It is estimated that the prevalence of suicide among preadolescent children has tripled over the past ten years; however, suicidality has been somewhat understudied in this population as most studies concentrate on adolescents. In this study...
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Incidence Rates and Cumulative Incidences of the Full Spectrum of Diagnosed Mental Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence
February 24, 2020   

Among children and adolescents, mental disorders account for the most years lived with disability; however, evidence on the incidence of the full spectrum of mental disorders during this developmental period is lacking. The current population-based cohort study examined incidence and risk of...
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Acetaminophen and the Risk of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder in Childhood
February 21, 2020   

Studies have shown an association between self-reported maternal acetaminophen use during pregnancy and risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorder in offspring; however...
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Severe Clinical Consequences of Childhood Abuse and Neglect
February 10, 2020   

l infarction, cerebrovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, asthma, cancer, and overall lowered life expectancy. In this article, the authors review the current state of research regarding the association of early childhood abuse/neglect with development of psychiatric illness, particularly mood disorders such as...
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Childhood Maltreatment and Adult Amygdala Function: Timing Matters
August 16, 2019   

Abnormal patterns of hyperactive and hypoactive amygdala responses have been associated with inappropriate social behaviors. Childhood maltreatment is often...
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