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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Resource Center Clinical Briefs

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    Findings of a systematic review and meta-analysis of disordered eating in youths recommend strategies to prevent eating disorders.
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    Find out how you can incorporate evidence-based treatment (EBT) for improved mental health outcomes in adolescents.
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    A new study analyzes the effectiveness of online therapy in the reduction of tics.
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    Adults vs children with ASD have higher rates of self-harm and suicide, mandating better services, support, and research for these patients.
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    Fetal ultrasound abnormalities may signal ASD, allowing early diagnosis and intervention, shows a retrospective case-sibling-control study.
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    Auditory brainstem responses used widely for newborn hearing screening might assist early detection of autism spectrum disorder.
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    Suicidal thoughts were reported by 8.4% of US children aged 9 to 10 years, and suicide attempt by 1.3%, according to a nationally representative observational study
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    Technology use by youths may exacerbate mental health and sleep problems, but a limited amount may improve connectedness and confidence, according to the Children’s Mental Health Report.
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    Adolescent oral contraceptive users had more depressive symptoms than nonusers, showing the need to monitor for such symptoms, as they may affect quality of life and increase risk for nonadherence.
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  • For ADHD, ongoing team-based treatment including medical and mental health clinicians, families, and school staff is best, says an updated American Academy of Pediatrics guideline that also stresses diagnosis of comorbidities.

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    Adequate sleep and reduced screen time are linked to less impulsive behavior in children, suggesting potential interventions to help prevent impulsivity-related disorders.
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  • Suicide rates in young US girls have tripled from 1999 to 2014, narrowing the large male-female gap and highlighting the need for specific interventions that consider sex, race and developmental level.

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  • A new study has found that cognitive function is superior among adolescents with suicidal ideation.

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  • Excessive screen time may hinder child development, suggesting that physicians should counsel parents on appropriate amounts of screen exposure and potential consequences of excessive screen use.

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  • Huge misunderstandings exist between adolescents and parents regarding suicide risk, according to a new study.

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  • Family characteristics at age 5 months predict development of physical aggression problems and help target preschool interventions, with distinct early risk factors and courses among boys and girls.

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  • A new study finds that 1 in 40 US children and adolescents have autism spectrum disorder.

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  • One in 10: a new study has found increasing rates of ADHD among US children and adolescents.

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  • Emotional and behavioral symptoms in childhood may be a bridge to and predictor of adult anxiety disorders and should be studied as potential early targets for disease prevention.

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  • New study links digital media use to higher risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder among adolescents.

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