More research is needed on the clinical course of bipolar disorder throughout the lifespan.
Reducing substance use among adolescents takes a multitude of strategies, from interventions in the first grade to treatment in jail.
Late-life depression is common and often resistant to therapy, but pharmacologic enhancement of dopamine transmission may help in some cases of the illness.
Scientists are steadily building a knowledge base to explain the relationship between the genetics of schizophrenia and the symptoms that characterize the disorder.
More must be learned about the effects and care of the transition from adolescence to adulthood among people with autism, says psychiatrist Fred Volkmar, M.D.
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