For every parent who ever wondered what the heck their teens were thinking when they posted risky information or pictures on social media, a team of Penn State researchers suggests that they were not really thinking at all, or at least were not thinking like most adults do.
Survey of previous publications shows 17 percent of collegians run legal and health risks by sharing and off-prescription use of Schedule II controlled substances like Ritalin and Adderall
Highly accurate blood-based measure that could lead to development of a clinical test for autism spectrum disorder.
Findings add to growing body of evidence that environmental factors contribute to negative psychosocial outcomes
The study is among the first to show that subthreshold manic episodes — experiences that approach but do not meet the cut-offs for full-blown bipolar disorder — are important diagnostic risk factors for the development of bipolar disorder and other mental health conditions in high-risk children.
A growth hormone can significantly improve the social impairment associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in patients with a related genetic syndrome, according to a pilot study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.