Childhood Mental Disorders And Illnesses
Introduction to Disorders of Childhood
TUESDAY, March 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- About 7 percent of children worldwide have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new research concludes. This estimate -- which differs significantly from other recent appraisals -- is based on data from 175 prior studies conducted over nearly four decades. The approximation could help public health... Read More
THURSDAY, Feb. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- One-quarter of homeless children in the United States require mental health services -- far more than kids in the general population, a new study shows. North Carolina State University researchers examined data on 328 children, aged 2 months to 6 years, at 11... Read More
FRIDAY, Feb. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children with autism appear to approach play differently than typically developing children, a recent study contends. "Children with autism lack a social component to their play and don't 'adjust' their play accordingly when another is involved," said study co-author Blythe Corbett, an... Read More
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) is the text used by psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers for making diagnoses for people with behavioral disorders. Last month, the new edition of... Read More
Most parents are familiar with the old story. Your child feigns a headache or sore throat so they don’t have to go to school. They do it with a... Read More
The LA Times printed an article that reviews recent studies linking adult criminal behavior with childhood exposure to violent television programming. Dr. Claire McCarthy, a pediatrician at Boston Children’s... Read More
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