Children & Adolescents

Children & Adolescents

Shyness in Early Childhood
Social reticence—a personality trait characterized by shy, withdrawn behavior—early in life may lead to poor social functioning in the long-term... Read More
Patterns of Activity in the Resting Brain Shed Light on ADHD
From The Quarterly, September 2016 “IT’S YOUR JOB TO FIGURE OUT WHAT ADHD IS.” These words, spoken decades ago, helped... Read More
New Technique Recreates Large-Scale Genetic Errors
Second-generation antipsychotic medications like risperidone (Risperdal) and aripiprazole (Abilify) can help reduce agitation and irritability in children with autism spectrum... Read More
Researchers Identify Gene Variations Specifically Associated with Intellectual Disability
Deletions of DNA in a portion of a gene known as NRXN1 may play a role in neurodevelopmental disorders, according... Read More
Doubt is Cast on the Contribution of Older Fathers’ Gene Mutations to Increased Mental Illness Risk in Their Children
Children born to older fathers have a higher risk of developing mental illnesses such as schizophrenia and autism spectrum disorders... Read More