Mental Health

How age of gender-affirming medical care impacts mental health

September 24, 2020

Gender-affirming medical care can improve mental health outcomes for gender incongruent children. An investigation looks at how age of presentation can impact those outcomes.

At term delivery’s impact on neuropsychiatric outcomes

September 24, 2020

Previous research has shown adverse neuropsychiatric outcomes among infants who are born preterm and postterm. An investigation examines the outcomes of children born at term.

Social marginalization in childhood can impact circulatory health in adulthood

September 23, 2020

Many things in childhood can have a lifelong impact. A new study sheds light on how peer marginalization can impact cardiovascular outcomes in adulthood.

Impact of a mother’s perinatal depression on a child’s development

September 21, 2020

A mother’s health during pregnancy and in the first weeks following delivery can have an impact on her future health. A new report looks at how her mental health could also impact her child’s development through not only infancy, but childhood and adolescence.

How maternal depression can lead to developmental vulnerability in kids

September 16, 2020

The mental health of immediate family members can have an impact on the remaining family. A recent report offers insight on how maternal depression impacts a child’s development.

Utilizing the Pediatric Symptom Checklist

September 10, 2020

A good approach to knowing when a child needs referral for mental health evaluation, the Pediatric Symptom Checklist has evolved over the years to better screen children.