A digital therapeutic intervention delivered through a video game-like interface shows promise in improving attention in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study in The Lancet Digital Health.
Three tactics can help emergency departments more effectively meet the needs of children and teens in crisis, and strengthen communities' abilities to address mental health conditions before they require emergency assistance.
Adolescent psychiatric inpatients who were cyberbullied had significantly higher scores on post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anger, and fantasy dissociation scales than their hospitalized peers who were not cyberbullied, a study found.
The suicide of a 16-year-old who was cyberbullied over sexually explicit messages he exchanged with another boy shows acceptance - including legal support - is key to improving mental health, LGBT+ advocates said on World Mental Health Day on…
SAN DIEGO—There is no single profile of a school shooter, and potential threats must be evaluated based on the behavior of the student instead, forensic psychiatrist Phillip J. Resnick, MD, said at a Psych Congress 2019 Featured Session on school…
Children with hyperthyroidism have a higher prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), adjustment disorder, anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression and suicidality, according to a new study.
Despite state laws expanding access to the opioid-overdose antidote naloxone without a prescription, a new study suggests that many pharmacies don't stock the drug or dispense it to young people who need it.