Childhood methylphenidate treatment predicts antidepressant use during adolescence

A new, 12-year longitudinal study, which monitored 6,830 children from early childhood into adolescence, has shown that consistent treatment with MPH-based medications during childhood increases the risk of antidepressant use during adolescence. The study is the first of its kind … Read more…

Trump criticizes bipartisan border deal but predicts there won’t be another shutdown

“I can’t say I’m happy. I can’t say I’m thrilled,” the president said. Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug … Read more…

Youthful cognitive ability strongly predicts mental capacity later in life

Early adult general cognitive ability is a stronger predictor of cognitive function and reserve later in life than other factors, such as higher education, occupational complexity or engaging in late-life intellectual activities. Child Development News — ScienceDaily SPECIAL CHILDREN DEAL … Read more…

Parent-child bond predicts depression, anxiety in teens attending high-achieving schools

Researchers have found the quality of the parent-child relationship steadily declined starting in grade 6, and levels of alienation, trust and communication in middle school predicted depressive symptoms and anxiety in grade 12. Teen Health News — ScienceDaily SPECIAL CHILDREN … Read more…