Gender identity conversion efforts were associated with higher odds of attempted suicide and severe psychological distress in a survey of 27,715 transgender adults, according to a study published online in JAMA Psychiatry.
Adolescents who were bullied within the past month were approximately 3 times more likely to report having attempted suicide, compared with peers who did not experiencing bullying, according to a published study.
Boys with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) show changes in brain white matter (WM) after four months of treatment with methylphenidate (MPH), according to a new randomized controlled trial.
Treatment with stimulant medication offers strong protection against a slate of serious functional outcomes in youth with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), suggests a study published online in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
Many children and adolescents with an anxiety disorder remained on medication for at least 5 years following their initial diagnosis, according to a study published in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.
Kids who have more supportive experiences with family, friends, and people in their school and community may be less likely to have psychological or relationship troubles in adulthood, a new study suggests.
Children who have a parent in prison may be more than twice as likely as other kids to have depression, attention problems and conduct disorders by the time they reach adolescence, a U.S. study suggests.
By Lisa Rapaport
Adolescents and young adults who have smoked e-cigarettes are more than three times more likely to move on to marijuana than youth who never try vaping, a research review study suggests.
Researchers examined data from 21 previously…