Latest American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Stories
New article in Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry provides an overview of ten practical, evidence-based tips to provide holistic support to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
A new study from researchers at Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, shows improvement towards universal early screening for autism.
A new study finds that the estimated prevalence of autism under the new DSM-5 criteria would decrease only to the extent that some children would receive the new diagnosis of social communication disorder (SCD).
A study published in the October 2013 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that approximately one in three teens with bipolar disorder developed substance abuse, for the first time, during 4 years of follow-up.
Watching tragedies such as those at the Boston Marathon and at the plant explosion in West, Texas, can leave many people feeling overwhelmed, helpless and upset.
The age at which a child with autism is diagnosed is related to the particular suite of behavioral symptoms he or she exhibits.
A study published in the March 2013 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that 9 out of 10 young children with moderate to severe attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) continue to experience serious to severe symptoms and impairment long after their original diagnoses, and in many cases, despite treatment.
Dr. Cartwright recently talked with redOrbit about controversial pageants and how we as a society can start to counteracting their negative effects.
A study published in the July 2012 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that diverted medical marijuana use among adolescents receiving treatment for substance abuse is very common.
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