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Parent's Depression May Harm Child's Grades, Study FindsFebruary 03, 2016

Treating the adult might help school performance, experts say

Child Abuse at Daycare, Youth Groups Rarer Than Thought: SurveyFebruary 02, 2016

Kids at higher risk at home than while in the care of such organizations, study finds

Parental Debt May Affect Kids' BehaviorJanuary 21, 2016

The key seems to be the reasons why they borrow, study suggests

Kindergartners With Traumatic Life Experiences Struggle More in SchoolJanuary 14, 2016

Multiple adverse events linked to poorer concentration, more aggression, researchers find

Kids Born Through IVF Show No Higher Risk for Developmental Delays: StudyJanuary 04, 2016

Other infertility treatments also don't seem to interfere with child development

ADHD Meds May Raise Risk for Psychotic Side Effects in Some Kids: StudyDecember 30, 2015

Two-thirds of children with parental history of mental illness report 'funny feelings' when on the stimulants

Bullying Can Leave Lasting Mental ScarsDecember 09, 2015

Many treated for depression or other disorders by late 20s, study says

Screen All Kids for Cholesterol, Depression and HIV, Pediatricians' Group SaysDecember 07, 2015

American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines reflect concerns about obesity, suicide

Bullies May Face Higher Odds of Eating Disorders: StudyNovember 27, 2015

Risk of anorexia or bulimia significantly higher than for kids not involved in bullying

CDC: Child Autism Rate Now 1 in 45 After Survey Method ChangesNovember 13, 2015

The number differs based on new questions parents were asked about their children

Bullied Teens Face Roadblocks to Mental Health ServicesOctober 23, 2015

Pediatricians must do more for these children, researcher says

Study Challenges Theory That Birth Order Determines PersonalityOctober 19, 2015

Adult traits may not be preordained by place in the family heirarchy, researchers say

Kids With Mental Ills Often Treated Solely by Primary Care DoctorsOctober 12, 2015

Shortage of child psychiatrists helps explain findings, expert says

Frequent School Changes Linked to Poorer PerformanceOctober 09, 2015

For low-income kids, moving every year may hurt math skills, behavior, study suggests

State Anti-Bullying Laws May Lead to Fewer Bullied KidsOctober 05, 2015

But laws alone won't prevent the behavior among children and teens, experts say

Want Your Kids to Exercise? Skip the GuiltSeptember 23, 2015

Pressuring middle schoolers to get active can backfire, researchers say

Girls Who Are Impulsive, Poor Planners May Be Prone to Weight GainSeptember 22, 2015

They're also more likely to binge eat, study suggests

Parents Should Be Involved in Teen's Bulimia Treatment: StudySeptember 18, 2015

Recovery is faster when family is part of therapy, researchers find

Brain Scans May Take Guesswork Out of Schizophrenia TreatmentSeptember 16, 2015

Goal is to help physicians make better drug choices for psychotic patients

ADHD May Mask Autism in Young KidsSeptember 14, 2015

This might lead to delay in getting the right diagnosis and treatment, experts say

Disaster Aftereffects May Linger for ChildrenSeptember 14, 2015

Difficulties may not be readily apparent, pediatricians' group says

Day Care Won't Cause Aggressive Behavior in Child, Study FindsSeptember 01, 2015

Results from children in Norway could reassure working parents

How Parents Can Ease Transition to First GradeAugust 17, 2015

Remain positive with your child, get involved in school life, expert says

Kids' Risky Behaviors a Concern in Some Military FamiliesAugust 17, 2015

Subset of children struggle to cope with effects of parents serving in war, study shows

Clubs, Adult Support Can Help Kids Stay SlimAugust 14, 2015

Being active and having positive role models is key, new study finds

More American Children Diagnosed With ADHDAugust 14, 2015

U.S. Food and Drug Administration offers tips on coping with attention disorder

U.S. Violent Crime Rate Drops Significantly Since 1980sAugust 04, 2015

Reduction may be due to programs that try to break cycle of violence, experts say

Severe 'Picky Eating' May Point to Mental Health Issues in KidsAugust 03, 2015

1 in 5 young children has limited palate, study finds

Early Birth Linked to Introversion, Neuroticism in Adult LifeJuly 27, 2015

Study found people who were very premature at birth were more likely to be socially withdrawn

Mental Illness Afflicts Many Juveniles in JailJuly 21, 2015

Problems more common among girls than boys, study finds

Mental Health Problems in Childhood Linked to Adult WoesJuly 15, 2015

Study found those who suffered depression, anxiety while young were more likely to struggle later in life

U.S. Kids Suffer High Rates of Assault, Abuse, Study FindsJune 29, 2015

Long-term effects include poor mental and physical health, experts say

Parents, Stop Hovering: 'Risky' Play May Have Benefits for KidsJune 29, 2015

Less free-time supervision helps social development, and children get more exercise, experts say

Poor Health as Teen, Poor Job Prospects Later, Study SuggestsJune 22, 2015

Chronic mental or physical problems were tied to worse education, employment goals in adult life

'Green Space' at School May Help Kids Learn, Study SuggestsJune 15, 2015

Expert says findings bolster the case for parks, playgrounds

U.S. Hospitals Seeing More Kids With Self-Inflicted InjuriesJune 15, 2015

Cutting is the most common problem, followed by firearm injuries

Adults Can Pick Up Perfect Pitch, Study ShowsJune 12, 2015

With training, people may be able to identify notes they hear

Gun Violence Takes Toll on Kids' Mental Health, Study FindsJune 08, 2015

Even witnessing such incidents carries long-term consequences, researchers say

Cyberbullying Less Stressful Than In-Person Bullying, Study ClaimsJune 05, 2015

Face-to-face aggression coupled with online harassment seems most distressing to kids

Babies Prefer Sound of Other Babies Over AdultsMay 29, 2015

Researcher says infants may be 'finding their voice'

Heed the Warning Signs of Teen Suicide, Experts SayMay 26, 2015

Withdrawal, changes in daily habits can signal trouble

Animals May Ease Social Anxiety in Children With AutismMay 22, 2015

Playing with guinea pig in stressful situation was calming, study finds

Bullied as a Kid, Obese as a Grown-up?May 20, 2015

Study finds link between childhood victimization and adult health problems

Suicide Rate Up Among Young Black Children in U.S.May 18, 2015

But fewer white kids aged 5 to 11 are taking their own life, study shows

Learning Daily Skills Prepares Kids With Autism for Adult LifeMay 15, 2015

Those who can clean house and make meals more likely to be employed, study says

CDC: 1 in 10 Children Diagnosed With ADHDMay 14, 2015

Numbers remain unchanged since 2007; boys still twice as likely to have the condition as girls

Study Links Sleep Troubles to Children's Mental HealthMay 11, 2015

Some of the problems included anxiety, depression and ADHD, researchers say

For Gay Children, Bullying Begins Early, Happens Often: StudyMay 06, 2015

LGBT students experience higher levels of peer harassment as early as fifth grade

ADHD Tied to Higher Risk of Eating Disorder in Kids and TeensMay 01, 2015

Study links attention disorder and a form of binge-eating syndrome

Moms' Pre-Pregnancy Obesity Tied to ADHD, Other Issues in KidsMay 01, 2015

Nature of connection between the conditions isn't clear, however, experts say