Tag: Adolescents

Teens at Greatest Risk for PTSD Identified

A study published in the August issue of Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry available here, found risk factors that identify teens at greatest risk of developing posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following potentially traumatic experiences (PTE).  These

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Strong Clinical Marker for Adolescent Suicide Attempts Identified

JAMA Psychiatry. Published online July 17, 2013. Psychotic symptoms in adolescents, particularly in individuals with existing psychopathology, appear to be an accurate clinical marker for suicide attempts, new research shows. In a longitudinal, population-based study, investigators at the Royal College

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Teen Texting at the Wheel Tied to Other Risky Driving Behaviors

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) May 13 – Teenagers who text while driving are also more likely to engage in other risky activities, such as riding with an intoxicated driver or not wearing a seatbelt, a new study suggests. Researchers from

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