Papers published in 2 leading journals describe which autism patients will benefit from pivotal response treatment and a potential new treatment for those that won’t
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First study to provide molecular mechanisms for how eating high-fat foods in excess during adolescence alters executive functions
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Nearly half of parents report conflict at holidays and family gatherings caused by teens’ special diets.
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The rate of adolescents reporting a recent bout of clinical depression grew by 37 percent over the decade ending in 2014, with one in six girls reporting an episode in the past year, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health-led research suggests.
A new study has found that adolescents suffering from bipolar disorder are more likely to develop substance use disorders if they have lower gray matter volume in the brain, a clue that can help in the design of better methods for early detection and more targeted prevention and treatment.
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The best way to help young people with neurodevelopmental disorders like autism and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder get more exercise is to make it fun, according to a small international sampling of adults living with them.
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