Although youth with psychotic symptoms generally lag in complex cognition more than in other neurocognitive domains, the lag pattern may differ from one youngster to another.
Teenagers in schools that have moved their start times to 8:30 a.m. or later show fewer depressive symptoms and better academic performance than more sleep-deprived peers.
Pharmacological agents used to treat gastrointestinal disorders are being explored as a therapy for symptoms associated with mental illness.
About a third of cases of behavioral-variant frontotemporal dementia appear to be due to a gene mutation on chromosome 9.
There is growing research interest in the subject of incarcerated women—especially factors associated with recidivism—and a wider recognition of the prevalence of trauma history.
A new study builds on research linking parental age and mental illness in children, revealing a more nuanced pattern of relationships.
New practice parameter for autism spectrum disorder will help clinicians coordinate treatment.
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