Adolescent Psychiatry News Courtesy of Clinical Psychiatry News

Jan 30 2016 - In adolescents, treat substance use disorder before ADHD

Jan 28 2016 - Telemental health reaches underserved children, builds partnerships

Jan 28 2016 - VIDEO: N-acetylcysteine for ichthyosis, OCD behaviors

Jan 27 2016 - Antidepressant use in children, adolescents may double aggression, suicidality risk

Jan 19 2016 - Antipsychotics may double to triple diabetes risk in youth

Jan 05 2016 - Preschool ASD prevalence estimates lower than grade school estimates

Jan 05 2016 - CDC sounds alarm over marketing of e-cigs to teens

Jan 05 2016 - Stimulant use may raise psychosis risk for children of those with mental illness

Dec 17 2015 - Does cannabis cause psychosis? A brief review of the evidence

Dec 16 2015 - Use of e-cigarettes, marijuana remains high among U.S. teens

Nov 17 2015 - AAP: Marijuana is harmful, addictive, and on the rise

Nov 16 2015 - Phelan-McDermid syndrome behaviors close to those in autism

Nov 15 2015 - Daily cookie makes no dent in ADHD diet effect

Nov 06 2015 - Hispanic mothers see better results than non-Hispanic whites in depression trial

Nov 05 2015 - AAP: Creating safe environment aids recovery from trauma disorders

Nov 02 2015 - Medicaid scripts reveal rise in risky polypharmacy in children

Nov 02 2015 - AAP: Treat corporal punishment as a risk factor

Oct 31 2015 - AACAP: Faster weight gain with olanzapine in anorexia

Oct 22 2015 - Effects of ADHD on the brain differ between genders

Oct 17 2015 - Lithium safe, effective for kids with bipolar type I

Jul 15 2015 - Childhood psychiatric illness tied to adult psychopathology

Jul 13 2015 - Higher cardiorespiratory fitness linked with less depression in middle schoolers

Jul 11 2015 - Antipsychotic use down in children, up in adolescents and young adults

Jul 10 2015 - Early ADHD and ODD symptoms linked to later bullying

Jul 08 2015 - Exposure to medical marijuana advertising increases usage risk in adolescents

Jul 07 2015 - School-based CBT program reduces depression, suicidality

Jul 01 2015 - Antipsychotic prescriptions drop for children, but rise among teens, young adults

Jun 29 2015 -Transgender patients at greater risk for mental health conditions

Jun 26 2015 - ASCP: Moving from treatment to prevention in mental illness – an achievable goal?

Jun 25 2015 - FDA: Daytrana patch may cause permanent skin depigmentation

Apr 02 2015 - Suicide attempts in bipolar adolescents more common when ADHD present

Mar 13 2015 - FDA green lights sublingual antipsychotic to treat bipolar I in children

Mar 09 2015 - Youth suicide rates nearly double in rural areas

Mar 03 2015 - Oversight of antipsychotic use in Medicaid-insured children varies by state 

Mar 02 2015 - Males who experience teen dating violence more likely to attempt suicide

Feb 26 2015 - Many intervention options effective for homeless adolescent substance users

Feb 20 2015 - Link found between substance use, teen pregnancy

Feb 17 2015 - Approved options increase for ADHD treatment

Feb 10 2015 - New pediatric OCD syndrome features abrupt onset

Feb 09 2015 - Psychopharmacology in primary care faces challenges

Dec 22 2014 - Teen delinquency, substance use linked to maternal depression

Dec 16 2014 - E-cigs surpass smoked tobacco in U.S. teens; marijuana use among ‘highest’ worldwide

Dec 16 2014 - ADHD and conduct disorder boost youth alcohol, tobacco use

Dec 15 2014 - Study ignites concern that e-cigarettes may ‘renormalize’ smoking

Nov 19 2014 - Age, living arrangements key predictors of pediatric aggression

Nov 14 2014 - Hypertension in children ups risk of cognitive dysfunction

Nov 14 2014 - Five million children aged 5-17 treated for mental illness each year

Nov 06 2014 - Pyrethroid biomarker almost tripled odds of ADHD in boys

Nov 06 2014 - Treat comorbid depression, substance abuse disorders simultaneously

Nov 05 2014 - Mental health care for refugees should emphasize optimism, resilience

Nov 05 2014 - Teens with ADHD, substance use disorders need intensive interventions

Oct 31 2014 - Dexmethylphenidate XR-guanfacine combo deemed ‘cardiovascularly safe’

Oct 31 2014 - British study downplays cognitive impact of adolescent cannabis use

Oct 31 2014 - Screening did not increase mental health consults

Jul 21 2014 - Prenatal smoking and nicotine replacement therapy increase ADHD risk

Jul 15 2014 - VIDEO: Children’s psychiatric disorders linked with moms’ fertility problems

Jul 14 2014 - Children’s psychiatric disorders linked with moms’ infertility

Jul 10 2014 - Program prevented antipsychotic-induced weight gain in youth

Jul 09 2014 - Eczema linked to increased suicidal thoughts in teens 

Jul 01 2014 - More screening needed to detect injury, violence risk

Jun 20 2014 - Gene studies in autism, schizophrenia yield results

Jun 17 2014 - Glucose lights up the adolescent brain

Jun 16 2014 - Impact of poor sleep on GPA equal to binge drinking for college students

Jun 15 2014 - VIDEO: Teen brain reacts to sugar differently 

May 21 2014 - Abnormal cortisol levels reveal clues in children at risk for psychosis

May 20 2014 - General screening for suicide not recommended yet

May 14 2014 - Decline in social functioning in teens predicts psychosis

May 06 2014 - Hoarding disorder looks different in adolescents

Apr 30 2014 - Young children with OCD respond to family-based therapy

Apr 28 2014 - Suicide doubles in young patients starting high-dose SSRIs

Apr 25 2014 - AACAP disagrees with marijuana legalization, cites harmful effects on children

Apr 23 2014 - Poorer quality of life found in children with at least two anxiety disorders and ADHD

Apr 22 2014 - Brief screening instrument for adolescent substance abuse shows promise

Apr 18 2014 - VIDEO: When teen ‘acting out’ becomes pathological

Apr 14 2014 - Block marketing of e-cigs to kids, senators urge FDA 

Apr 14 2014 - Biomarkers of vulnerability for schizophrenia identified in youth

Apr 03 2014 - Human brain mapping project begins to reveal roots of developmental abnormalities

Apr 03 2014 - AUDIO: Despite low efficacy in OCD, adjunct antipsychotics still prescribed

Dec 26 2013 - Exposure therapy trumped supportive counseling for adolescent PTSD 

Dec 18 2013 - FDA warns methylphenidate drugs associated with priapism

Dec 18 2013 - Teens report increasingly lax attitude about marijuana use

Dec 13 2013 - VIDEO: Brain's iron levels may be ADHD biomarker

Dec 09 2013 - Pediatric epilepsy surgery improved mood, behavior in some patients

Dec 05 2013 - Six percent of adolescents report psychotropic use in past month

Nov 14 2013 - Ask young patients about social media use

Nov 07 2013 - Don’t ignore headaches in teens with bipolar disorder

Nov 07 2013 - Two factors predict suicide in teens with bipolar disorder

Oct 21 2013 - Sixty-four percent of autistic children given psychotropic meds

Sep 17 2013 - Adolescents at risk for substance misuse fit three subgroups

Sep 17 2013 - Report shows high number of bath-salt related ED visits

Sep 16 2013 - Look for bullying in psychosomatic diagnoses

Sep 09 2013 - AHA statement spotlights severe pediatric obesity

Sep 03 2013 - Depression in pediatric SLE matches average rates

Aug 29 2013 - Eating disorder as an episode heralding in bipolar

Aug 21 2013 - Antipsychotics triple risk of type 2 diabetes in young people

Aug 12 2013 - Labor induction, augmentation may be tied to autism risk

Aug 12 2013 - Pediatric-onset FAP increases persistent anxiety, depression risk

Jul 25 2013 - Depression more troublesome than mania for youth with bipolar disorder

Jul 18 2013 - Stringent DSM-5 criteria may affect prevalence rates of autism spectrum disorders

Jul 17 2013 - Psychotic symptoms signal adolescent suicide attempt risk 

Jul 11 2013 - Youth homicide rates reach 30-year low

Jul 02 2013 - IVF tied to small rise in mental retardation rate

Jun 27 2013 - Racial, ethnic disparities found in diagnosis of children with ADHD

Jun 21 2013 - FDA approves Plan B One-Step OTC for all ages 

Jun 20 2013 - Psychoticlike symptoms not tied to risk of violent recidivism

Jun 20 2013 - Unhealthy body shape concerns linked to adverse outcomes

Jun 20 2013 - New diagnosis fits third of bipolar teens 

Jun 17 2013 - Estrogen replacement eases weight-gain anxiety in girls with anorexia

Jun 10 2013 - Caregiver screen improves identification of youth at high risk for psychosis

Jun 03 2013 - Teen smartphone addiction correlates with psychopathology

May 30 2013 - Promising autism drugs progress through pipeline

May 29 2013 - DSM-5 criteria 'at odds' with early autism diagnosis

May 28 2013 - Despite laws, almost half of teens text while driving

May 24 2013 - Hypertension hurts memory, attention in children

May 22 2013 - Childhood neglect affects adult close-relationship capacity

May 21 2013 - Cyberbullying triples suicide risk in teens

May 17 2013 - Congress creates caucus for Tourette syndrome