Children & Adolescents

Children & Adolescents

A New Understanding of Risk for Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder (BD) can be a difficult condition to diagnose because its signature symptoms–episodes of abnormal, often persistent, highs and lows–are related to one another in different ways in different people.

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A Test of Ketamine in Adolescents With Resistant Depression

A small study of intravenous ketamine treatment for adolescents with treatment-resistant depression indicates that the drug may be an effective treatment for at least some teens, according to a new study.

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Parent-Child Therapy Reduced Depression Symptoms

Young children who have been diagnosed with depression can benefit from an interactive form of therapy involving a parent, according to a clinical trial reported June 20th in the

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Benefits of Bringing Therapy to the Pediatrician’s Office

A brief intervention delivered at the pediatrician’s office can significantly help children and teenagers with anxiety and depression, new research suggests.

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Suicidal Behavior in Young People with Bipolar Disorder

A new study of adolescents and young adults with bipolar disorder has found structural and functional differences in the brains of those with the disorder who have attempted suicide and those who have not.

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