Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry News

  • Antipsychotics Have Side Effects, Limited Value in Pediatric Psychosis For children and adolescents with first-episode psychosis, the second generation antipsychotics quetiapine extended release and aripiprazole have equivalent efficacy, but different side effect profiles, according to a head-to-head comparison.
  • Sharp Rise in Suicides by Gun Among American Children American children died of self-inflicted gunshot wounds at a sharply higher rate in 2014 than seven years earlier, according to a study released on Monday, which said that the safe storage of firearms could make a big difference in preventing youth suicides.

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