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MCW : Dr. Chayer named a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Dec. 3 - Robert Chayer, MD, Associate Professor and Vice-Chair of Child and Adolescent Services in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at MCW and the Chucker Aring Chair of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Children’s Hospital of...
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Childhood aggression and the co-occurrence of behavioural and emotional problems: results across ages 3–16 years from multiple raters in six cohorts in the EU-ACTION project

Childhood aggression and the co-occurrence of behavioural and emotional problems: results across ages 3–16 years from multiple raters in six cohorts in the EU-ACTION project | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it

"Childhood aggression and its resulting consequences inflict a huge burden on affected children, their relatives, teachers, peers and society as a whole"

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Web Training for Parents Can Reduce Disruptive Behavior in Pre-K Kids

A new Finnish study finds that Internet- and telephone-assisted training for parents can be an effective approach for reducing disruptive behavior in children...
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September focused issue: Conduct Disorder and Aggressive Behaviour in Children and Adolescents - ESCAP

September focused issue: Conduct Disorder and Aggressive Behaviour in Children and Adolescents - ESCAP | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it

ECAP September focused issue: Conduct Disorder & Aggressive Behaviour in Children & Adolescents. The guest editors select 9 original articles and 2 reviews to give insight into the latest research funded by an EU grant.

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Both Individual and Group Therapy Shown to Helps Kids with Tics

Involuntary stressful movements or sounds, called tics, can make life difficult for a child.New research finds that both group and individual therapy can be an...
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Girls have ADHD too – here's why we may be missing them

Being inattentive and unable to focus rather than disruptive means that ADHD in girls is going undiagnosed.
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Gerald Sifringer's curator insight, August 28, 10:31 AM

ADHD by girls interesting article here ...

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Autism social interaction difficulties caused by poor synapse maturation | NCCR-Synapsy

Autism social interaction difficulties caused by poor synapse maturation | NCCR-Synapsy | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it
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Don’t be in any doubt – ADHD is a condition and it must be treated | Ann Robinson | Opinion | The Guardian

Don’t be in any doubt – ADHD is a condition and it must be treated | Ann Robinson | Opinion | The Guardian | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it
Britain is right to take a more cautious approach than the US, but we should be prepared to fund a range of treatments, says GP Ann Robinson...
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“Being united as a small community will deliver our services countrywide” - ESCAP interview  

Professor Nermina Kravic, the general secretary for the association for child and adolescent psychiatry in Bosnia and Herzegovina (ACAP BiH) gives the ESCAP community insight into the challenges and visions of the association and talks of their expertise
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Autism Risk Determined by Health of Mother's Gut

Researchers have successfully identified autism risk in young mice by examining their mother's microbiome during pregnancy. The study, which may offer the earliest detection of autism, could pave the way to developing preventative measures against forms of autism by altering the maternal diet and probiotic intake.
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Children and PTSD: Health risks lurk long after psychological trauma 

"Children who experience trauma are at risk of many health factors throughout their childhood and life if they do not receive effective psychological or psychiatric treatment"

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Almost 40 Years After Autism Was Officially Identified, Researchers Look at How Older Adults Are Affected by the Diagnosis

Researchers are studying the brain activity of adults with ASD to better understand the cognitive changes that occur across aging in adulthood.
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ECAP: impact factor increases to 3.553 - ESCAP official journal 

ECAP: impact factor increases to 3.553 - ESCAP official journal  | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it

The Impact Factor (IF) of European Child + Adolescent Psychiatry (ECAP), the official ESCAP journal, has increased in 2017 to 3.553. Clarivate Analytics have reported an IF of 3.553 in 2017 (3.295 in 2016).

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Video game addiction listed as a mental health problem by WHO  

Compulsive video-gaming is now listed as a mental health issue in the eyes of the World Health Organization.
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Thousands of autistic girls and women 'going undiagnosed' due to gender bias | Society | The Guardian

Thousands of autistic girls and women 'going undiagnosed' due to gender bias | Society | The Guardian | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it
Number of girls and women with the condition in UK may be vastly underestimated, leading neuroscientist says...
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Mental health issues in young people up sixfold in England since 1995 - The Guardian 

Mental health issues in young people up sixfold in England since 1995 - The Guardian  | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it
Proportion of four to 24-year-olds with mental health conditions rose to 4.8% in 2014...
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Similar Changes in the Brains of Patients with ADHD and Emotional Instability

Researchers report ADHD and conduct disorder exhibit similar, overlapping changes in the brain.
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Quarter of 14-year-old girls self-harm, study finds, amid warning of  'crisis in children's mental health'

One in four 14-year-old girls has self harmed, Children's Society research has found, as it finds girls are more unhappy than boys at school for the first time.
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First biomarker evidence of DDT-autism link: National birth cohort study finds DDT metabolites in the blood of pregnant women are associated with elevated odds of autism in offspring

A study of more than 1 million pregnancies in Finland reports that elevated levels of a metabolite of the banned insecticide DDT in the blood of pregnant women are linked to increased risk for autism in the offspring.
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Individual training of parents is best for small children with ADHD

Individual training of parents is best for small children with ADHD | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it
A major research project highlights that individual behavioral treatment and support for parents who have preschool children with ADHD is significantly better than what is currently routinely offered in Danish Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.
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In Anorexia, Brain’s Reward Response To Taste Tied To High Anxiety

The brain’s response to taste stimuli is linked to high anxiety and a drive for thinness which could play a role in driving anorexia nervosa, researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found.
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ECAP August issue - Bullying: peer-to-peer maltreatment

ECAP August issue - Bullying: peer-to-peer maltreatment | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it

The ECAP August issue is now online with an editorial by professor Michael Kaess on Bullying: peer-to-peer maltreatment. Read more. 

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Emotion coaching: Helping kids cope with negative feelings

Emotion coaching is the practice of talking with children about their feelings, and offering kids concrete strategies for coping with emotionally difficult situations. Does it help? Yes. Here's a review of the evidence, and tips for becoming a more effective emotion coach.
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Brains of Children with Autism Show Unusual Folding Patterns

The brains of children with autism fold differently than those of their typical peers. Whether they are unusually smooth or convoluted depends on location and age.

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Psychiatric and cognitive effects of synthetic cannabinoids in adolescence - Turkey epidemic. ESCAP article 

Psychiatric and cognitive effects of synthetic cannabinoids in adolescence - Turkey epidemic. ESCAP article  | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it

Associate professor Özhan Yalçin (M.D), a child and adolescent psychiatrist in Istanbul, Turkey, highlights the dangers of synthetic cannabinoid use on adolescents, and how Turkey combated their use and attempted to treat the broad symptoms.

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Prior mental disorders linked with first suicide attempt. ECAP July issue - the official ESCAP journal1

Prior mental disorders linked with first suicide attempt. ECAP July issue - the official ESCAP journal1 | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it

Most prior mental disorders in adolescents showed an elevated risk for subsequent first suicide attempts, highest-risks were associated with post-traumatic stress disorder, dysthymia, and nicotine dependence. Several promising early intervention targets were observed in the study. View all contents of the ECAP July 2018 issue.

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