Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

The Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is a peer-reviewed medical journal covering pediatrics and psychiatry published by Elsevier. It is the official journal of The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and is edited by Andrés Martin and James J. Hudziak. The journal covers research on a broad range of topics in pediatric psychiatry. According to the 2010 Journal Citation Reports, its impact factor is 5.148, ranking it 2nd among 107 journals in the category "Pediatrics" and 13th among 126 journals in the category "Psychiatry". It is abstracted and indexed in Pubmed and Web of Science.

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Psychology & Psychiatry

Does living in the United States promote teenage risk taking?

Teenagers are known for taking unnecessary risks, from reckless driving to smoking marijuana, but some seek out risky experiences more than others. A new study of sensation-seeking behavior led by a researcher at Columbia ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Suicide is preventable: How can we help our teens?

Every October, after school starts—and each May, as it ends—there is a spike in the number of teenagers who go to the Yale New Haven Children's Hospital (YNHCH) emergency department because they are thinking about attempting ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Exercise reduces suicide attempts by 23 percent among bullied teens

As high schools across the country continue to reduce physical education, recess, and athletic programs, a new study shows that regular exercise significantly reduces both suicidal thoughts and attempts among students who ...

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