depression

  1. runawaybunny

    Depressed teen girls therapeutic response to CBT

    The risk of developing major depressive disorder (MDD) surges during adolescence-particularly for females. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) may be an effective treatment, but only about half of girls diagnosed with depression demonstrate significant improvement. Researchers at Harvard Medical...
  2. runawaybunny

    Report reveals young people felt less anxious and more connected to school in lockdown

    Younger teenagers in the South West of England felt less anxious and more connected to school when they were away from it during the COVID-19 global pandemic public lockdown, a first-of-its-kind study has found. The striking results of research led by the University of Bristol are published...
  3. runawaybunny

    Researchers call for new approach to some mental disorders

    Some of the most common mental disorders, including depression, anxiety and PTSD, might not be disorders at all, according to a recent paper by Washington State University biological anthropologists. In the paper, published in the Yearbook of Physical Anthropology, the researchers propose a new...
  4. runawaybunny

    Survey data confirm increases in anxiety, depression, suicidal thinking among US adolescents seeking

    Nationwide survey data on more than 230,000 U.S. adolescents over the period 2005 to 2018 suggest that anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, and other "internalizing" problems account for an increasing share of the adolescent mental health burden, according to a study from researchers at Johns...
  5. runawaybunny

    New tool assesses risk of depression in adolescence

    A study involving researchers from King's College London, has developed a predictive tool that can recognize adolescents who are at high or low risk of depression in young adulthood. Using data from over 2,000 Brazilian adolescents, the researchers developed the tool that can help identify...
  6. runawaybunny

    2/3 of parents cite barriers in recognizing youth depression

    Teens and preteens are no strangers to depression: 1 in 4 parents say their child knows a peer with depression; 1 in 10 say a child's peer has committed suicide Telling the difference between a teen's normal ups and downs and something bigger is among top challenges parents face in identifying...
  7. runawaybunny

    Increases in social media use and television viewing associated with increases in teen depression

    A new study by a team of CHU Sainte-Justine and Université de Montréal scientists has revealed that social media use and television viewing are linked to increases in adolescent depressive symptoms. Changes in adolescent social media use and television use predict increases in symptoms of...
  8. runawaybunny

    Bringing mental health care into pediatricians' offices works, finds 5-year study

    Boston Children's Hospital program increased children's access to behavioral health services, with high pediatrician satisfaction A five-year study at Boston Children's Hospital reports success with a program it started in 2013 to bring much-needed behavioral health services directly into...
  9. P

    Starting out Residential Treatment

    Hi all, new member here. I have been reading some threads which are very useful and enlightening. My son was diagnosed with major depression and anxiety which led to prodromal/mild Psychosis. He goes to school very often. He has been in a situation before where he was so aggressive...
  10. runawaybunny

    Sports involvement linked to fewer depressive symptoms in children

    A study in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging investigates the relationship between involvement in sports, brain development, and depression in children Participation in team sports is associated with fewer depressive symptoms in children, whereas non-sport...
  11. runawaybunny

    Researchers develop model to predict suicide risk in at-risk young adults

    Suicide is the second leading cause of death in the U.S. among those aged 15 to 34 years and yet, despite years of mental health research, our ability to predict suicidal behavior is only slightly better than chance. Research from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine provides a new...
  12. runawaybunny

    Increased depression and suicidal behavior risk for young cannabis users

    New international study reveals percentage of young cannabis users are gambling with risk of depression or suicidal behavior Adolescent cannabis use has been linked to an increased risk of depression and suicidal behaviour in young adulthood, according to the first meta-analysis by a team of...
  13. runawaybunny

    Data show no evidence that teens' social media use predicts depression over time

    Longitudinal data from adolescents and young adults show no evidence that social media use predicts later depressive symptoms, according to research published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. However, the findings do show that relatively...
  14. runawaybunny

    Researchers map out the relationship between mental disorders

    Half of those who develop a severe mental disorder such as depression prior to the age 20, will also develop an anxiety disorder within the next 15 years. This is just one of the many results on the relationship between various mental disorders mapped out The new research from the National...
  15. runawaybunny

    Wearable sensor can detect hidden anxiety, depression in young children

    Early detection important in preventing anxiety disorders, risk of drug abuse, suicide later in life Anxiety and depression are surprisingly common among young children - as many as one in five kids suffer from one of them, starting as early as the preschool years. But it can be hard to detect...
  16. runawaybunny

    Obsessive compulsive symptoms in youth may be a red flag for other psychological issues

    Almost 40 percent of youth in study exhibit at least one obsessive or compulsive behavior Engaging in repetitive and ritualistic behaviors is part of typical child development. However, behaviors that develop into obsessive and compulsive symptoms (OCS) may represent a red flag for serious...
  17. L

    In School Suspension, Alternate Placements, and Other Ramblings

    First of all, I think the use of ISS ("In School Suspension", though I'm pretty sure all of us here are pretty familiar with it) as anything more than a 1 day punishment is pretty much pointless bullshit. Even just for one day, most of our kids are probably scarcely able to tolerate it. My...
  18. runawaybunny

    Online program helps prevent teen depression

    Although up to 20 percent of adolescents experience a depressive episode each year, the medical community has struggled to implement programs that effectively prevent depression. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have worked to fill this gap in pediatric primary care by...
  19. runawaybunny

    Depressed children 6 times more likely to have skill deficits, MU study finds

    Researchers find parents and teachers of depressed children have difficulty identifying depressed children The Anxiety and Depression Association of America reports that as many as 2 to 3 percent of children ages 6-12 might have major depressive disorder. Now, researchers at the University of...
  20. runawaybunny

    Depressed teens, depressed parents

    Treating depression in teens may benefit parents' mental health, too, study finds The bond between parent and child extends far beyond sharing similar looks or behaviors, as symptoms of depression in teens and parents appear to be linked, according to research presented at the annual convention...
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