Psychiatric Admits Up For Kids

The past decade saw an increase in mental health-related hospitalizations for most age groups, particularly children, according to a national study. However, the trend reversed among seniors, reported Joseph C. Blader, PhD, of Stony Brook University School of Medicine...

Teens Using Marijuana At Younger Ages

New Data Shows Average Age of First Use Dropping; White House Drug Policy Director Warns of Consequences of Rising Teen Marijuana Use Washington, DC—Gil Kerlikowske, Director of National Drug Policy (ONDCP), today alerted parents to the heightened dangers of marijuana...

Researchers find new area linked to anxiety

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, over 18 percent of American adults suffer from anxiety disorders, characterized as excessive worry or tension that often leads to other physical symptoms. Previous studies of anxiety in the brain have focused on...
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