Children's Mental Health

School Cash-for-ADHD Study: A Jarring Reminder to Be Wary of Unintentional Incentives

Youth Services Insider got our hands on a study out of North Carolina State University about a disturbing pattern in the diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. According to research done on ADHD diagnosing and medicating […]

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Children's Mental Health

Atypical Antipsychotic Use Among Medicaid-Insured Children and Adolescents: Duration, Safety, and Monitoring Implications

A new report in the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology reports that off-label use of antipsychotic drugs to treat children in the foster care system with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is on the rise. […]

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Psychopathology in Young Children in Two Types of Foster Care Following Institutional Rearing

The first study to date to explore potential differences in psychiatric symptoms in children placed in different types of foster care. They assessed internalizing disorders, externalizing disorders, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in 54-month-old children […]