Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Perspective

 
 

  • Episode 1: Risks Associated With Antipsychotic Medications   Drs John Kane and Christoph U. Correll discuss the types of monitoring and support that patients with schizophrenia may need while receiving antipsychotic medications.
  • Social Media in the Lives of Adolescents Experts discuss the many ways that social media can increase poor mental health outcomes in adolescents, and what parents and clinicians can do to limit exposure to these apps.
  • Mental Health IS Health Time to stand up for mental health care.
  • APA 2022 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from APA 2022
  • Anorexia Nervosa in Adolescent Patients: What You Need to Know Here we will review the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of anorexia, with an emphasis on what pediatricians need to know to screen and to facilitate treatment.
  • Addressing the Mental Health Crisis Among Kids and Teens   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, speaks with Adelaide Robb, MD, Division Chief, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Children's National Hospital, about addressing the growing mental health crisis among children and adolescents.
  • Pediatric Depression and Parents In this article, we provide guidance you may offer the parents of your depressed adolescent patients.
  • AACP 2021 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from Focus on Neuropsychiatry 2021
  • Ending the ED 'Boarding' of Youth With Mental Health Needs With dwindling psychiatric resources, children with mental illness often get stuck in the ER.
  • Perinatal Depression and the Pediatrician's Role The risks of untreated postpartum depression in a new mother are the risks of depression tripled: to her health and to the health of her new infant and their whole family.
  • ADHD 2021 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ADHD 2021
  • APA 2021 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from APA 2021
  • Is Sending My Suicidal Teen Patient to the ED Enough? After eliciting the teen's realistic suicide plan, you send him to the ED with his parent for crisis mental health evaluation. Have you done enough to prevent this child from dying at his own hand?
  • COVID-19 and Youth Suicide: Do the Numbers Match the Headlines? Quite understandably, concern about rising levels of anxiety and depression in youth prompts additional worries about suicide, the second leading cause of death in adolescents and young adults.
  • Interpersonal Therapy Addresses the Transitions of COVID-19 Emerging research suggests that frontline medical workers are especially at risk for developing psychological distress.
  • Strategies for Treating Youth and Young Adult Anxiety Psychologist Anne Marie Albano, PhD, discusses how clinicians and parents can help "'problem-solve"' childhood anxiety and avoidance.
  • COVID-19 Quarantine: Managing Pediatric Behavioral Issues Two experts offer guidance regarding several of the most common questions pediatricians hear concerning children's health, behavior, and development.
  • Screening Teens for Suicide, With Dr Cheryl King Cheryl King, PhD, discusses new tools to help clinicians screen adolescents for suicide risk, from TEDMED 2020.
  • APA 2020 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from APA 2020
  • AACAP 2019 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AACAP 2019