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Conditions:   Behavioral Symptoms;   Behavioral Problem;   Emotional Problem;   Emotional Stress;   ADHD;   Emotional Disorder;   Depression, Anxiety;   Conduct Disorder;   Emotional Trauma Interventions:   Behavioral: WHO School Mental Health Program;   Behavioral: Enhanced School Mental Health Program (eSMHP) Sponsors:   Human Development Research Foundation, Pakistan;   University of Liverpool;   University of Washington;   Pakistan Ministry of Health;   World Health Organization;   WHO Collaborating Center for mental health research, Institute of Psychiatry, Benazir Bhutto Hospital, Rawalpind i, Pakistan;   National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH);   Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine;   Harvard University Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials

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When Amy and Steve Unruh decided to adopt a four-year-old child from the Philippines, they anticipated challenges. They understood it would take time, as well as a great deal of love and care, for their family and its newest member to adjust. But they were committed to helping a child in need. The Unruh’s were blindsided when their adoption application was turned down. The reason, they were told, was that their parenting style was not suitable for an adopted child. “They said it was because we’ve used time-outs with our daughter,” says Amy Unruh, 43, who is a stay-at-home mom in Milton, Florida. Dur...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Parenting Source Type: news
This week’s Psychology Around the Net takes an interesting look at how our shadow selves affect relationships, why death anxiety is keeping men awake, strategies to help boost focus and motivation, and more. New Psychology Research Has Linked Death Anxiety to Bedtime Procrastination: A new study published in The Journal of General Psychology suggests “death anxiety” is a predictor of bedtime procrastination in males. After surveying 229 Turkish participants about their attitudes about death, sleeping behaviors, and self-control, researchers found that men who are bothered by their own mortality are more ...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Psychology Around the Net Adhd Brain Scans Children death death anxiety Focus Language Skills Mortality Motivation Relationships shadow self Sleep Spiritual Health Suicidal Behavior Suicide Risk Source Type: blogs
Background: Opioids are commonly used after posterior spinal instrumented fusion (PSIF) for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). Prescription opioids use can potentially lead to misuse, abuse, dependence, and overdose death. Prolonged opioid use has not been extensively studied in the postoperative AIS population. The purpose of this study is to identify risk factors associated with prolonged opioid use after PSIF for AIS. Methods: A large insurance database was queried for AIS patients undergoing PSIF. Patients with prolonged postoperative opioid use were defined as those receiving new prescriptions for an opioid m...
Source: Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Scoliosis Source Type: research
The aim of our study was to investigate the relationship between child abuse and emotional and behavioral problems in Chinese school-aged boys with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Forty-eight school-aged boys with ADHD and 77 male healthy controls completed the final assessments that included the Child Behavior Checklist, the Barratt Impulsiveness Scale Version 11, the Screen for Child Anxiety Related Disorders, the Depression Self-Rating Scale for Children, and the Childhood Trauma Questionnaire, Short Form. Our findings showed that child abuse could associate with the behavioral problems in ADHD. Regress...
Source: The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
Although robust medical literature supports the existence of some well-established comorbid entities such as depression and anxiety, ADHD, and ODD, as well as OCD and tic disorders, other associations are less robust. This literature review aims to shine light upon 2 currently distinct diagnoses (ie, OCD and schizophrenia) and to explore the possibility of a comorbid association between obsessive-compulsive symptoms (OCS) and psychotic symptoms, with a special focus on the clinical implications of this combined presentation, especially for adolescents.
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research
Despite persistence of ADHD symptoms, medication use declines as children enter adolescence, which can negatively affect functional outcomes. Increased adolescent involvement in decision making not only increases autonomy and self-efficacy but also has been related to increased adherence in the context of other chronic conditions. Further, adolescents with ADHD and their parents are more likely to exhibit anxiety and depression, which can negatively affect family communication. Because individuals with internalizing symptoms may be less willing to engage in conversations or seek new information, we hypothesized that parent...
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research
Abstract BACKGROUND: Individuals at high-risk for trafficking are often subject to preexisting complex trauma that only intensifies during the trafficking experience. This greatly increases their risk of mental illness, although the actual prevalence of mental health disorders in children who are sex trafficked remains unclear. OBJECTIVE: To examine the prevalence of mental health diagnoses among a sample of youth identified as being sex trafficked, and to discuss these rates in relation to other high-risk groups reported in the literature. PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING: 143 female and male child trafficking ...
Source: Child Abuse and Neglect - Category: Child Development Authors: Tags: Child Abuse Negl Source Type: research
In conclusion , patients with NS showed higher levels of introversion, which may predispose them to internalizing problems. These problems were indeed more frequent in patients with NS, especially higher levels of demoralization. Patients may benefit from psychological interventions aimed to decrease internalizin g problems, introversion and alexithymia.
Source: Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Many K-12 students face mental health challenges that affect them academically, socially, and emotionally. These challenges include anxiety, depression, trauma, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. While research on mental health models in school ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
ConclusionOur panoramic meta-overview suggests that exercise can be an effective adjunctive treatment for improving symptoms across a broad range of mental disorders.
Source: Sports Medicine - Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research
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