This Viewpoint discusses the numbers of children living in poverty and receiving benefits for mental disabilities and potential considerations for improvement of the Supplemental Security Income program for children with mental disorders.
In a randomized clinical trial involving 3689 children residing in high-poverty neighborhoods, Kessler and coauthors assessed the effect of moving to a lower-poverty neighborhood on development of subsequent mental disorders among adolescents, and found that boys had an increased rate of select mental disorders while girls did not.
Sandin and coauthors examined the association between birth after in vitro fertilization (IVF) and neurodevelopmental outcomes in a population-based prospective cohort study involving more than 2.5 million Swedish children born between 1982 and 2007. In an Editorial, Cedars discusses the need for continued study of the relationship between IVF procedures and neurodevelopmental outcomes.
This case series of children with autism spectrum disorder compares the diagnostic yield of chromosomal microarray analysis vs whole-exome sequencing.
This systematic review summarizes trial evidence for medication and psychosocial treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in adolescents.
After reviewing 20 years of evidence, this Special Communications reports that climate change can be associated with adverse health outcomes and concludes that health care professionals have an important role in communicating with patients and policy makers about the adverse effects associated with fossil fuel consumption.