Psychology & Psychiatry

Many in LA jails could be diverted into mental health treatment

More than 3,300 people in the mental health population of the Los Angeles County jail are appropriate candidates for diversion into programs where they would receive community-based clinical services rather than incarceration, ...

Attention deficit disorders

ADHD in childhood may mean financial struggles later

(HealthDay)—Children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) tend to lag behind their peers long after they leave school, earning less as adults and living with their parents longer, a new study finds.

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