Tag Archive: American Academy

Sep
28

A study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry h

A study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry has pointed that children who were conceived either less than 1 year or more than 5 years after the birth of their prior sibling were more likely to be diagnosed with autism than children conceived following an interval of 2–5 …

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Aug
04

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.

Feb
09

A randomized study of 168 children clinically diagnosed with ADHD

A randomized study of 168 children clinically diagnosed with ADHD and having severe physical aggression showed that those who received a 9–week treatment plan of risperidone (second–generation antipsychotic) in addition to a psychostimulant and behavioral parent training showed significant improvements on measures of both aggression and serious behavioral problems compared with those who received the …

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