Study finds declines in prescription drugs dispensed to children during COVID-19, including infection-related medicines and some used for chronic diseases.<
Adolescent Psychiatric Treatment
One hospital reports significant increase in medical admissions among adolescents with existing or newly developed eating disorders during pandemic.
Survey of 20 centers nationwide reveals impacts of reduced services.
Researchers develop universal screening tool used during emergency care visits that reliably predicts an adolescent or teen’s suicide risk.
Most opted for video, but the future of virtual mental health visits is less certain due to reimbursement.
Key differences seen in brains of patients who responded to exposure-based therapy or stress-reduction therapy; new study seeks children and teens for further research