Certain fasting insulin level and body mass index (BMI) trajectories during midchildhood and puberty onset are associated with psychosis and depression in young adulthood, according to a study published online in JAMA Psychiatry.
Children and adolescents diagnosed with depression are at increased risk of subsequently developing a wide range of diseases as well as experiencing early death, according to a study published in JAMA Psychiatry.
Opioid overdose deaths involving multiple substances among youth were found to be more common than overdose deaths involving only opioids, per the results of a study recently published by the Grayken Center at Boston Medical Center.
In this podcast, Psych Congress 2020 chair Charles Raison, MD, and Eleanor Barrett, a fourth-grader from Madison, Wisconsin, discuss the fear and anxiety children may be experiencing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Consistent participation in extracurricular sports during the elementary school years predicted fewer attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms at age 12 in girls—but not in boys, according to a study in Preventive Medicine.
Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who are African American appear to have key genetic differences from those who are Caucasian, according to a study published in Scientific Reports.
Social anxiety symptoms in children exposed to maternal major depressive disorder (MDD) increased children’s risk of developing depressive symptoms over time, according to a study published in the Journal of Adolescence.
Daily social media use is neither a strong nor consistent risk factor for depressive symptoms in adolescents in the United States, according to a new study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health.