Children & Adolescents

Children & Adolescents

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
Most pregnant mothers will go to great lengths to avoid being sick, and science suggests that their concerns may be... Read More
Childhood Trauma Linked to Later Illicit Drug Use
American adolescents with a history of childhood trauma have a higher risk of illicit drug use than their peers, according... Read More
Pathways That May be Disrupted in People with OCD
A genetic study of children with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and their parents, reported March 29, 2016 in Translational Psychiatry ,... Read More