Adolescents

Adolescents, antidepressants and suicide

A meta-analysis of clinical trial data published this week in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that risk for suicidal behavior is twice […]

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New report sheds light on adolescent substance use

According to a report published yesterday by SAMHSA, the number of teenagers from age 12 to 17 smoke cigarettes on a […]

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Distracted Driving, Teens, ADHD and Texting

A study in JAMA Pediatrics evaluated newly licensed drivers ages 16-17 years old and the impact of distraction (via cellphone […]

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The Prevalence of ADHD Revisited

A study funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and published this week in the Journal of […]

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Global health should shift to preventing risky behaviors in adolescence

As childhood and adolescent deaths from infectious diseases have declined worldwide, policymakers are shifting attention to preventing deaths from noncommunicable […]

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Computerized 3D Self-help Intervention for Adolescent Depression

According to a study published in BMJ, adolescents suffering from depression can benefit just as much from specialized computer therapy […]

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