Psychiatry

Is internet-delivered CBT effective in treating social anxiety disorder?

May 18, 2021

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is an effective way to treat social anxiety disorder, but some children and families struggle to find a local therapist that can help. A study examines whether internet delivered CBT can be effective.

Does bullying of LGBTQ teenagers increase risk of suicide?

May 29, 2020

Bullying and suicide in the pediatric population have shown disturbing upward trends in recent years. A new investigation examines the link between the two among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) children and teenagers.

Recognizing the signs of depression in kids and teens

December 26, 2019

As the rate of suicide climbs, the ability to access shows like 13 Reasons Why without parental supervision grows, and social media pushes an impossible quest for perfection, it has become more important than ever for parents, caregivers, and educators to have a good understanding of what depression is and what the signs are.