A recent study by an Indiana University researcher has found that adolescents’ alcohol use is influenced by their close friends’ use, regardless of how much alcohol they think their general peers consume.
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Researchers at the University of Leeds have shed light on a gene mutation linked to autistic traits.
An intervention that uses music and games to help preschoolers learn self-regulation skills is helping prepare at-risk children for kindergarten.
Month-long residential program could be better than standard-of-care outpatient programs in helping young adults stay drug-free.
You can’t catch attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Yet the diagnosis and treatment of this behavioral condition is spreading like a contagion — surging as much as tenfold in some countries.
Neuroscientists at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) are zeroing in on brain factors and behaviors that put teens at risk of alcohol use and abuse even before they start drinking.