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Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

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.
Antipsychotic prescribing for young children in the United States decreased between 2007 and 2017, according to a study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.
A large community-based pragmatic clinical trial was able to maintain follow-up visit completion rates during the COVID-19 pandemic using telepsychiatry and other virtual tools.
In this video, psychiatrist Birgit Amann, MD, discusses the common myth that stimulants are a good treatment option for all patients with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
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…
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