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Posts Tagged ‘youth depression’

By On January 22nd, 2015

Study Shows Adolescents With Major Depressive Disorder Need More Focused Care

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry highlights the importance of early identification and intervention for depression in American children. The researchers used data from a nationally representative sample of adolescents who participated in the National Comorbidity Survey – Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A) to evaluate for symptoms…

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By On August 5th, 2014

New Study Links Adolescent Depression, Insomnia, and Anxiety

The association between psychiatric illness and sleep disorders is well-documented and this week a study put more evidence to the idea that depression and generalized sleep disorder can predict insomnia. “People with insomnia find it difficult to fall asleep or stay asleep for as long as they need to,” Pasquale K. Alvaro, a PhD student…

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By On October 24th, 2013

Children With Brain Injury Twice as Likely to Suffer Depression

There has been a huge amount of research into traumatic brain injuries over the last decade. The massive number of veterans returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan spurred a government interest in improving detection and treatment of the disease. Then, the NFL and the controversy associated with the high number of brain injuries…

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