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.
Many young patients with chronic conditions don’t take their medications correctly, but 2 new studies point to ways to address such medication non-adherence.
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Childhood behavioral conditions such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and conduct disorder are linked with an increased risk of being convicted of a felony later in life, with heavy drinking and educational failure contributing to this link.