International Journal of Child Health and Human Development

Articles from Vol. 5, No. 2, 2012

Adolescence and Anxiety Disorders
IntroductionAnxiety disorders are one of the most prevalent psychiatric disorders diagnosed in child and adolescent populations. According to one estimate, they are more prevalent than all other child and adolescent psychiatric disorders combined (1)....
Adolescence and Mood Disorders
IntroductionThe major disorders of mood, as found in the text revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR) (1), are divided into two main categories: depressive disorders and bipolar disorders.By definition, what...
Adolescence and Schizophrenia
IntroductionThe last few years have seen a tremendous increase in the research on pediatric schizophrenia (also called early-onset schizophrenia or EOS), a chronic debilitating illness that presents before 18 years of age. The term childhood-onset schizophrenia...
Adolescent Mental Health
IntroductionMental or emotional problems of humans have probably existed ever since Homo sapiens emerged as a species (1). History notes medical treatments dating back to the Ebers Papyrus (1500 BCE) that lists over 700 medicines made from various sources-animal,...
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Adolescence
IntroductionResearch over the past two decades has demonstrated that attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) occurs frequently and causes considerable suffering in patients and their families. ADHD begins in early childhood, and persists through...
Challenging Behavior of Disruption, Violence and Cognitive Abilities
IntroductionThere are three groups of pediatric patients that pose substantial clinical challenges for physicians. The first includes those who present with disruptive, aggressive, and even violent behaviors. The second group includes those who have...
Substance Abuse and Adolescence
IntroductionSubstance abuse is a major public health dilemma of adolescents throughout the world and is an issue that must be dealt with by clinicians, society, and countries in the world (1-11). The neurobiology that underlies drug addiction is complex...
Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.