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Under Debate: Psychiatric Medications
Medications are often prescribed to treat mental conditions, but are they all they’re cracked up to be? Some have raised concerns that psychiatric medications may have overstated benefits and underreported harms.
Worst Drinks for Your Health
When people take steps to follow a diet or improve their health, they often leave beverages out of the equation. Here’s a list of some of the worst drinks when consumed in excess.
ADHD Medication Side Effects You Should Know About
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental health issue that makes it hard to focus or control behavior. Here are some common side effects of ADHD medications.
Increased Depression in Common Teen Disorders
Separately, ADHD and asthma each have been associated with mood disorders. Are patients with both ADHD and asthma at an even greater risk?
12 Myths and Facts about ADHD
Many people have different misconceptions about ADHD, so we’ve made a list to debunk the popular myths about this condition.
The Mental Health Meds Teens Are Taking
A wide range of psychotropic medications are available to treat mental health conditions, including disorders in teens. But how many teens are actually taking these medications?
Don't Blame the Game
Video games often get a bad rep for causing all sorts of problems among youth. Violence in games especially concerns some people, but is the concern justified?
A Family of Mental Health Disorders
Depression, autism and schizophrenia have very different symptoms. But new genetic research suggests that they may share a root cause.
Mixing Mental Health and Substance Use
If you're treating a teen for mental health, it's important to understand the big picture. The big picture includes how much they drink, smoke or use marijuana.
Unstable Homes, Less Stable Minds
A variety of factors can contribute to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Among these may be violence in the home and depression in children's parents.