One of the largest studies to investigate birth complications and later mental health has found that premature birth (less than 32 weeks gestation) constitutes a single, independent risk factor for a range of severe brain...
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Children & Adolescents
NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grantee, James F. Leckman, M.D., professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the Yale University Child Study Center, is one of the researchers talking part in an ongoing, large-scale study...
NARSAD Independent Investigator Grantee, Gabriel Corfas, Ph.D., is one of the authors of a new study that found that mice carrying a certain mutated form of gene displayed the human-like symptoms of attention deficit-...
Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a disturbance of self-control, of what we call response inhibition, or delay of gratification. What happens is that these children are motivated to apply themselves, but...
Adolescent depression is a worldwide mental health problem that often goes unrecognized, misdiagnosed and/or untreated. An in-depth review of the status of current scientific understanding of the disorder and of the...