Tag Archive: adolescents

Aug
18

Every hospital should have access to regional multidisciplinary teams that can provide expert advice for children and adolescents with concerns about sex development

Every hospital should have access to regional multidisciplinary teams that can provide expert advice for children and adolescents with concerns about sex development, and provide them and their parents with psychological support, reported a revised Society for Endocrinology guideline on disorders of sex development (DSD) published in Clinical Endocrinology.

Jun
03

New research suggests that areas of the brain involved in the regulation of emotion develop differently in adolescents with bipolar disorder

New research suggests that areas of the brain involved in the regulation of emotion develop differently in adolescents with bipolar disorder, and that these adolescents showed greater gray matter reduction over time and less white matter expansion COMPARED with healthy adolescents. The findings were published online in Biological Psychiatry.

May
06

The effectiveness of the Tdap vaccine for pertussis decreases substantially among adolescents after 2 to 4 years

The effectiveness of the Tdap vaccine for pertussis decreases substantially among adolescents after 2 to 4 years, suggests a study published online May 4 in Pediatrics.

Mar
09

Adolescents with a history of childhood trauma exhibit different neural responses to subjective anxiety and craving

Adolescents with a history of childhood trauma exhibit different neural responses to subjective anxiety and craving, suggests new research published online in Neuropsychopharmacology.

Mar
06

Physicians follow “best practice” guidelines when prescribing antipsychotics to children and adolescents only about half the time

Physicians follow “best practice” guidelines when prescribing antipsychotics to children and adolescents only about half the time, with failure to monitor cholesterol and blood sugar levels their main misstep, suggests new research published online March 2 in Pediatrics.

Jan
28

The 2015 recommended immunization schedule for children and adolescents living in the United States has been released

The 2015 recommended immunization schedule for children and adolescents living in the United States has been released, according to a new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Infectious Diseases, announced in the January 26 issue of Pediatrics.

Oct
17

Evaluation of waist-to-hip ratio may be a useful tool to indicate risk for developing metabolic syndrome and diabetes in children and adolescents,

Evaluation of waist-to-hip ratio may be a useful tool to indicate risk for developing metabolic syndrome and diabetes in children and adolescents, suggested a new study presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Annual Meeting.

Sep
29

Adolescents who suffer from sleep disturbance or habitual short sleep duration are less likely to succeed academically compared to those who enjoy a good night’s sleep

Adolescents who suffer from sleep disturbance or habitual short sleep duration are less likely to succeed academically compared to those who enjoy a good night’s sleep, suggests a new study published in the journal Sleep Medicine.

Aug
09

Adolescents who behave aggressively are more likely to drink alcohol and in larger quantities than their counterparts while depression and anxiety are not associated with increased alcohol use

Adolescents who behave aggressively are more likely to drink alcohol and in larger quantities than their counterparts while depression and anxiety are not associated with increased alcohol use, suggests a study published in Journal of Adolescence.

Aug
05

Using behavioral interventions to treat children and adolescents with attention–deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Using behavioral interventions to treat children and adolescents with attention–deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has the potential to improve both child and parent functioning, suggests a new meta–analysis. The study was published in the August issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

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