We are Dave and Linda Tennies. One year ago on September 20, 2010, our son Jason Tennies suffered what we later identified as a severe schizophrenic break. He became delusional, suffered from hallucinations and displayed...
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Children & Adolescents
The biological abnormalities associated with childhood abuse could explain why some people respond poorly to treatment for depression.
External factors like abuse (as opposed to internal genetic factors) can cause...
A key environmental factor contributing to and highly predictive of psychiatric illness is stress. Children with a history of trauma or maltreatment are at enormous lifetime risk for anxiety, depression, PTSD, suicide,...
Drs. Terrie Moffitt and Avshalom Caspi from Duke University and King’s College London, were honored with the 2010 Ruane Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Childhood Psychiatric Disorders at the NARSAD National ‘...
Dr. Avshalom Caspi uses the tools of psychology, epidemiology and neuroscience in his research, and has made significant contributions to understanding the development of mental illness within the context of specific...