Two new studies quantify the negative effects of adverse events in childhood on physical and mental health issues in LGBTQ individuals.
Homeless children face a multitude of problems, and clinicians have little guidance on the best ways to help them.
Jane Mendle, PhD’s research at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, investigating the long-term psychological effects of early puberty has significant implications for our practices as pediatric nurse practitioners—and for all healthcare providers.
Too many children with depression go undiagnosed and untreated, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Updated guidelines should address this standard of care.
Do you talk to your pediatric patients about what they are watching on YouTube and other video sites? Maybe you should be.
Children who view movies with gun violence are more interested in guns and violence than their peers who do not have this exposure, a recent experiment showed.
Many children face trauma at some point in their lives, but training on resilience and open communication can help.
Pediatricians may be the first or only resource for some trans or gender nonconforming youths, and it’s important to offer them support and resources, particularly when it comes to navigating all-too-common high-risk behaviors.
A new online tool may help clinicians predict if a child of a parent with bipolar disorder (BD) will follow in their footsteps
In its first-ever guidance on non-pharmacological interventions for pediatric mental health disorders, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) provides guidance, as well as a roadmap for future advocacy work.