For more information on the study, "Iron Deficiency and Cognitive Achievement Among School-Aged Children and Adolescents
in the United States," visit www.pediatrics.org.
Canada, the Holy See and the "Religious Caucus" issued statements and amendments regarding the sexual and reproductive health of children and adolescents
. The youth presence as NGO reps was acknowledged and praised by the Children's Rights Information Network and the Holy See delegation.
According to a study reported in the November 28, 2000 issue of the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), the rates of overweight children and adolescents
in Canada are increasing.
Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation: Children and Adolescents
(11.) American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Understanding Violent Behavior in Children and Adolescents
, 1997; available from http://www/pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/little/readings/violent .html; accessed July 14, 1999.
Research findings, clinical experience, and family accounts provide substantial evidence that bipolar disorder, also called manic-depressive illness, can occur in children and adolescents
. Bipolar disorder is difficult to recognize and diagnose in youth, however, because it does not fit precisely the symptom criteria established for adults, and because its symptoms can resemble or co-occur with those of other common childhood-onset mental disorders.
'Turbulences' has been conceived as a prototype for a new generation of care centres engaging with the city centre, for autistic or otherwise severely handicapped children and adolescents
. It provides 40 residential and 10 day-care places and; in addition to medical care, offers specialised educational, physiotherapeutic, social and support services and facilities which are intended for the mutual benefit of the local community, the handicapped children and their families.
Over the last decade the pharmacological treatment of childhood depression has become quite controversial because of reports of increased risk of suicide among children and adolescents
taking antidepressant medication.
NEW YORK -- The prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder among children and adolescents
rose to its highest level in 2007-2008, with 9.5% of children and adolescents
ever diagnosed, according to a federally sponsored national telephone survey covering more than 70,000 American children and adolescents
Many children and adolescents
watch TV, and we know that many are overweight.
The study, funded by Pfizer Inc., is the first known to examine the differences in time to first response and time to first persistent response in children and adolescents
with major depressive disorder (MDD).
The authors begin by defining the scope of the problem: A significant number of children and adolescents
experience emotional and/or behavioral problems that frequently interfere with learning.