In the 1960s, researchers conducted the original “marshmallow test” measruing the self-control levels of preschoolers as they sat in front of a treat. Most of the children in the study...
A specific brain abnormality may indicate a person’s general risk for mental illness, according to a new study at Duke University. The signature abnormality involves a reduced efficiency between the...
New research finds that transgender and gender-nonconforming youth are diagnosed with mental health conditions much more frequently than young people who identify with the gender they are assigned at birth.
Despite a global decline in childhood infectious diseases, the prevalence of mental illness among youth has remained the same. That makes mental disorders one of the main origins of illness
In a new study, researchers wanted to know how the specific symptoms found in attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) might affect teens’ new driving skills. They discovered that teens with greater
A new study finds that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at higher risker for anxiety and mood disorders. Published in Pediatrics, the study, completed
New research finds that children as young as four years old with symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), have smaller sized brain regions responsible for behavioral control. Investigators believe care for