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    New tool assesses risk of depression in adolescence

    A study involving researchers from King's College London, has developed a predictive tool that can recognize adolescents who are at high or low risk of depression in young adulthood. Using data from over 2,000 Brazilian adolescents, the researchers developed the tool that can help identify...
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    Researchers develop model to predict suicide risk in at-risk young adults

    Suicide is the second leading cause of death in the U.S. among those aged 15 to 34 years and yet, despite years of mental health research, our ability to predict suicidal behavior is only slightly better than chance. Research from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine provides a new...
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    Connection of children to nature brings less distress, hyperactivity and behavioral problems

    Now measurable with a novel scale developed by HKU scientists City lifestyle has been criticised for being an important reason for children being disconnected from nature. This has led to an unhealthy lifestyle in regards to active play and eating habits. Even worse, many young children do not...
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    Depressed teens, depressed parents

    Treating depression in teens may benefit parents' mental health, too, study finds The bond between parent and child extends far beyond sharing similar looks or behaviors, as symptoms of depression in teens and parents appear to be linked, according to research presented at the annual convention...
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    Tackling bullying could help reduce depression in autistic teens

    Teens who are bullied and are autistic or have social communication difficulties have higer rates of depression Teenagers with difficulties in social communication, including autism have higher rates of depressive symptoms, especially if they are being bullied. Researchers at the University of...
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    Teenage depression linked to father's depression

    Adolescents whose fathers have depressive symptoms are more likely to experience symptoms of depression themselves, finds a new study led by UCL researchers. While the link between mothers' depression and depression in their children is well-established, the new Lancet Psychiatry study is the...