Latest News

Many depressed preschoolers still suffer in later school years

Children diagnosed with depression as preschoolers are likely to suffer from depression as school-age children and young adolescents, new research shows. The investigators followed 246 children, now ages 9 to 12, who were enrolled in the study as preschoolers when they were 3 to 5 years old. The children and their primary caregivers participated in up to six annual and four semiannual assessments. They were screened using a tool called the Preschool Feelings Checklist and evaluated using an age-appropriate diagnostic interview.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • First blood test to diagnose depression in adults

  • Benefits, risks of yoga found for bipolar disorder

  • Sport, physical activity help against depression

  • Mindfulness protects adults' health from the impacts of childhood adversity

  • Everyday discrimination impacts mental health

  • Caregivers of family members newly diagnosed with mental illness at risk for anxiety

  • Yogic breathing shows promise in reducing symptoms of PTSD

  • Elderly who have had serious falls may show symptoms of post-traumatic stress

  • Nicotine withdrawal reduces response to rewards across species

  • Working during depression can offer health benefits to employees

  •