Psychology & Psychiatry

2007 to 2016 saw increase in child psychiatrists in U.S.

(HealthDay)—The number of child psychiatrists has increased in the United States, although there is considerable regional variability, according to a study published online Nov. 4 in Pediatrics.

Attention deficit disorders

Pediatricians vary widely in diagnosing ADHD, depression

(HealthDay)—There is a large variation in how often U.S. pediatricians diagnose and prescribe drugs for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other mental health conditions, a new study suggests.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Across much of US, a serious shortage of psychiatrists

It is an irony that troubles health care providers and policymakers nationwide: Even as public awareness of mental illness increases, a shortage of psychiatrists worsens.

Health

Taking terror out of nightmares: Tips for parents

(HealthDay)—Nightmares are common in children and upsetting for both youngsters and parents, but there are some things you can do to manage and prevent them, an expert says.

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