Explore the latest in child and adolescent psychiatry from The JAMA Network, including advances in the diagnosis and management of ADHD and autism spectrum disorders.
This population-based, case-control, family aggregation study examines the frequency and range of neuropsychiatric conditions that occur within individual first-degree and second-degree relatives of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
This Viewpoint urges the use of clinical judgment and evidence-based standards when evaluating or testifying about child abuse injuries in light of a rise in unsubstantiated theories (such as vitamin D deficiency) that discount abuse as a cause of those injuries.
This study estimates the single-nucleotide polymorphism–based heritability of antisocial behavior; identifies novel genetic risk variants, genes, or biological pathways; tests for pleiotropic effects with other psychiatric traits; and reevaluates the candidate gene era data through the Broad Antisocial Behavior Consortium.
This population-based cohort study uses data from the Twins Early Development Study to characterize the concurrent and longitudinal contribution of exposure to bullying to mental health in childhood and adolescence.
This population-based, case series study examines the incidence of suicide attempts during treatment with methylphenidate in patients with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
This systematic review and meta-analysis examines the responses of children and adolescents with common psychiatric disorders who receive selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors, or placebo.
This study reanalyzes Swedish cohort data to assess the stability under alternative assumptions and models of a previous estimate of the heritability of autism spectrum disorder.
This population analysis uses the database of a commercial health care insurance plan to estimate sex-specific recurrence rates of autism spectrum disorder among siblings.
This cross-sectional diffusion tensor imaging study examines associations between white matter organization and 2 commonly co-occurring neurodevelopmental conditions, autism spectrum disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, through both categorical and dimensional approaches.
This Medical News article explores the nonmedical and medical uses of cognition enhancing drugs.
This cohort study assesses what impact mitochondrial DNA haplogroup variation has on risk of autism spectrum disorders.
This randomized trial evaluated the effects of improvisational music therapy vs enhanced standard care on generalized social communication skills of children with autism spectrum disorder.