Karen D. Wagner, MD, PhD, serves as editor of this section, which encourages scientific studies regarding the mental health of children and adolescents, promotes excellent clinical care of children and adolescents with psychiatric disorders, and helps keep the psychiatric community informed about the latest research developments. See our information on submitting a manuscript to this section.
Treatment, Bereavement, and Trauma in Children
A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial of Electroencephalographic (EEG) Neurofeedback in Children With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Alcohol and Substance Abuse in Parentally Bereaved Youth
A Prospective Study of Parentally Bereaved Youth, Caregiver Depression, and Body Mass Index
Clinical Significance of a Proposed Developmental Trauma Disorder Diagnosis: Results of an International Survey of Clinicians
Impact of Physiologic Estrogen Replacement on Anxiety Symptoms, Body Shape Perception, and Eating Attitudes in Adolescent Girls With Anorexia Nervosa: Data From a Randomized Controlled Trial
A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of Aripiprazole in Children and Adolescents With Tourette’s Disorder
New Findings From Longitudinal and Treatment Studies in Youth.
Predictors of Suicide Attempt in Early-Onset, First-Episode Psychoses: A Longitudinal 24-Month Follow-Up Study.
Sleep Problems Among Adolescent SurvivorsFollowing the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake in China: A Cohort Study.
Efficacy and Safety of Quetiapine in Children and Adolescents With Mania Associated With Bipolar I Disorder: A 3-Week, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial.
Irritability and Elation in a Large Bipolar Youth Sample: Relative Symptom Severity and Clinical Outcomes Over 4 Years.
More on Mood Disorders in Youth.
Further Evidence for Robust Familiality of Pediatric Bipolar I Disorder: Results From a Very Large Controlled Family Study of Pediatric Bipolar I Disorder and a Meta-Analysis.
Developmental Pathways for Different Subtypes of Early-Onset Bipolarity in Youths.
Examining the Proposed Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder Diagnosis in Children in the Longitudinal Assessment of Manic Symptoms Study.
Psychological Outcomes and Predictors of Initial Weight Loss Outcomes Among Severely Obese Adolescents Receiving Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding.
Associated Symptoms of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder .
Comorbid Symptom Severity in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Clinical Study.
A 30-Month Prospective Follow-up Study of Psychological Symptoms, Psychiatric Diagnoses, and Their Effects on Quality of Life in Children Witnessing a Single Incident of Death at School .
A Potpourri of Timely Topics.
Meta-Analysis of Epidemiologic Studies of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder.
Concerns Regarding the Inclusion of Temper Dysregulation Disorder With Dysphoria in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition.
Adjunctive Use of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Depressed Adolescents: A Prospective, Open Pilot Study.
Safety and Tolerability of Aripiprazole for Irritability in Pediatric Patients With Autistic Disorder: A 52-Week, Open-Label, Multicenter Study.
Are Beslan’s Children Learning to Cope? A 3-Year Prospective Study of Youths Exposed to Terrorism.
Controversial Issues in Child Psychiatry.
Problematic Internet Use and Health in Adolescents: Data From a High School Survey in Connecticut.
Relationship of Persistent Manic Symptoms to the Diagnosis of Pediatric Bipolar Spectrum Disorders.
QT Interval Duration and Dispersion in Children and Adolescents Treated With Ziprasidone.
Mental Health and Extracurricular Education in Korean First Graders: A School-Based Cross-Sectional Study.
Impact of Mood Disorders.
Depression During Pregnancy: Is the Developmental Impact Earlier in Boys? A Prospective Case-Control Study.
Long-Term Outcome of Adolescent Depression Initially Resistant to Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Treatment: A Follow-Up Study of the TORDIA Sample.
Psychosocial Functioning, Familiality, and Psychiatric Comorbidity in Bipolar Youth With and Without Psychotic Features.
Massage Therapy for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Systematic Review.
New Findings on Childhood Mania.
Longitudinal Assessment of Manic Symptoms (LAMS) Study: Background, Design, and Initial Screening Results.
A Cohort Study of the Prevalence and Impact of Comorbid Medical Conditions in Pediatric Bipolar Disorder.
Enhanced Prefrontal Function With Pharmacotherapy on a Response Inhibition Task in Adolescent Bipolar Disorder.
Effects of Atomoxetine With and Without Behavior Therapy on the School and Home Functioning of Children With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
Anxiety in Youth.
Is Virtual Reality Effective to Motivate and Raise Interest in Phobic Children Toward Therapy? A Clinical Trial Study of In Vivo With In Virtuo Versus In Vivo Only Treatment Exposure.
Psychopharmacologic Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Children and Adolescents: A Review
Is the Generalized Anxiety Disorder Symptom of Worry Just Another Form of Neuroticism? A 5-Year Longitudinal Study of Adolescents From the General Population.
Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity in Adolescents With Severe Mental Illness: A Cross-Sectional Chart Review.
Reliability and Validity of the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview for Children and Adolescents (MINI-KID).
Predominance of Symptoms Over Time in Early-Onset Psychosis: A Principal Component Factor Analysis of the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale.
A Cross-Sectional Evaluation of the Effect of Risperidone and Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors on Bone Mineral Density in Boys.
Comorbid Substance Use Disorders Among Youth With Bipolar Disorder: Opportunities for Early Identification and Prevention.
Life Events, Medical Comorbidity, and Somatic Symptoms in Pediatric Mood Disorders.
Acute Treatment of Pediatric Bipolar I Disorder, Manic or Mixed Episode, With Aripiprazole: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study.
Negative Life Events in Children and Adolescents With Bipolar Disorder.
Medical Comorbidity Among Youth Diagnosed With Bipolar Disorder in the United States.
Age and Sex Analyses of Somatic Complaints and Symptom Presentation of Childhood Depression in a Hungarian Clinical Sample
Introduction: Trauma, Emergency Room Visits, and Cognition.
A 6-Month Follow-Up Study of Posttraumatic Stress and Anxiety/Depressive Symptoms in Korean Children After Direct or Indirect Exposure to a Single Incident of Trauma.
Complex Trauma Among Psychiatrically Impaired Children: A Cross-Sectional, Chart-Review Study.
Frequency and Correlates of Inappropriate Pediatric Psychiatric Emergency Room Visits.
Is Psychopharmacologic Treatment Associated With Neuropsychological Deficits in Bipolar Youth?
Introduction: Predictors, Criteria, and Treatment Response.
The Child Behavior Checklist-Pediatric Bipolar Disorder Profile Predicts a Subsequent Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder and Associated Impairments in ADHD Youth Growing Up: A Longitudinal Analysis.
Suicidal Events in the Treatment for Adolescents With Depression Study (TADS).
Refining Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Diagnosis: Evaluation of Symptom Criteria With the National Survey of Adolescents.
Aripiprazole in Children and Adolescents With Bipolar Disorder Comorbid With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial.
Introduction: Medication and Diagnostic Issues.
Polypharmacy in Children and Adolescents Treated for Major Depression Disorder: A Claims Database Study.
The Safety of Olanzapine in Adolescents With Schizophrenia or Bipolar I Disorder: A Pooled Analysis of 4 Clinical Trials.
Does Conduct Disorder Mediate the Development of Substance Use Disorders in Adolescents With Bipolar Disorder? A Case-Control Family Study.
Autism Spectrum Disorder Symptoms in Juvenile Suspects of Sex Offenses.
Recognizing Parents' Symptoms, Obesity, and Bipolar Depression
Efficacy of Osmotic-Release Oral System (OROS) Methylphenidate for Mothers With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Preliminary Report of Effects on ADHD Symptoms and Parenting
Commentary. Elevated Cardiovascular Risk in Patients With Bipolar Disorder: When Does It Start and Where Does It Lead?
Preliminary Findings Regarding Overweight and Obesity in Pediatric Bipolar Disorder
Clinical Characteristics of Bipolar vs. Unipolar Depression in Preschool Children: An Empirical Investigation
Looking Beyond Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Children: Posttraumatic Stress Reactions, Posttraumatic Growth, and Quality of Life in a General Population Sample
Olfactory Impairments in Child Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Postwar Kosovar Adolescents Using Mind-Body Skills Groups: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Childhood Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and the Emergence of Personality Disorders in Adolescence: A Prospective Follow-Up Study
Effects of Stimulant Medication on Neuropsychological Functioning in Young Adults With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Associated With Atypical Antipsychotics in Pediatric Patients: A Review of Published Cases
Metabolic and Hormonal Side Effects in Children and Adolescents Treated With Second-Generation Antipsychotics
Mood Disorders: Assessment, Risk Factors, and Outcome
Developing a 10-Item Mania Scale From the Parent General Behavior Inventory for Children and Adolescents
A Parent General Behavior Inventory Subscale to Measure Sleep Disturbance in Pediatric Bipolar Disorder
One-Year Course and Predictors of Outcome of Adolescent Depression: A Case-Control Study in Finland
Psychological Adjustment of Adolescents 18 Months After the Terrorist Attack in Beslan, Russia: A Cross-Sectional Study
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Advances in Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approaches
National Survey of Adherence, Efficacy, and Side Effects of Methylphenidate in Children With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Taiwan
Informant Agreement in the Assessment of Disruptive Behavior Disorders in Detained Minors in Belgium: A Diagnosis-Level and Symptom-Level Examination
A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study of Methylphenidate Transdermal System in Pediatric Patients With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Are Girls and Boys From Different Planets?
Sex Differences in Pediatric Bipolar Disorder
Deliberate Self-Harm in Young People: Characteristics and Subsequent Mortality in a 20-Year Cohort of Patients Presenting to Hospital
Impulse-Control Disorders in Adolescent Psychiatric Inpatients: Co-Occurring Disorders and Sex Differences
Suicidality, Psychopathology, and Gender in Incarcerated Adolescents
The Phenomenology and Assessment of Childhood and Adolescent Mental Health: Progress in Research
Association of Internalizing Disorders and Allergies in a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinical Sample
Association Between Mental Health Status and Sleep Status Among Adolescents in Japan: A Nationwide Cross-Sectional Survey
A Pilot Study of an Electronic, Adolescent Version of the Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology
To Medicate or Not to Medicate?
An Open-Label Study of the Efficacy and Tolerability of Aripiprazole for Children and Adolescents With Tic Disorders
A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial of Bupropion for the Prevention of Smoking in Children and Adolescents With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Positive Childhood Experiences: Resilience and Recovery From Personality Disorder in Early Adulthood
Is Age-at-Onset Criterion Relevant for the Response to Methylphenidate in Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder?
“An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure”
Impact of Severity of Substance Use Disorder on Symptomatic and Functional Outcome in Young Individuals With First-Episode Psychosis
Regular Daily Smoking Among 14-Year-Old Adolescents Increases the Subsequent Risk for Suicide: The Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort Study
Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Divalproex Monotherapy in the Treatment of Symptomatic Youth at High Risk for Developing Bipolar Disorder
A 12-Week Single-Blind Trial of Quetiapine for the Treatment of Mood Symptoms in Adolescents at High Risk for Developing Bipolar I Disorder
Can Research Inform the Clinical Care of Mental Health Disorders in Children and Adolescents?
Adaptive Functioning and Psychiatric Symptoms in Adolescents With Borderline Personality Disorder
Diagnostic Characteristics of Child Bipolar I Disorder: Does the “Treatment of Early Age Mania (TEAM)” Sample Generalize?
Phenomenological Considerations of Childhood and Adolescent Psychopathology
Clinical Features of Depressed Children and Adolescents With Various Forms of Suicidality
Possible Link Between Childhood Separation Anxiety and Adulthood Personality Disorder in Patients With Anxiety Disorders in Japan
Improving the Recognition and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Mental Illness
Juvenile Maladaptive Aggression: A Review of Prevention, Treatment, and Service Configuration and a Proposed Research Agenda
Psychiatric Comorbidity Assessed in Korean Children and Adolescents Who Screen Positive for Internet Addiction
Validation of the Mood Disorder Questionnaire for Bipolar Disorders in Adolescents
The Past, Future, and Present of Childhood and Adolescent Mental Health
The Health Care Crisis of Childhood-Onset Bipolar Illness: Some Recommendations for Its Amelioration
Children of Currently Depressed Mothers: A STAR*D Ancillary Study
Modafinil Film-Coated Tablets in Children and Adolescents With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Results of a Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Fixed-Dose Study Followed by Abrupt Discontinuation