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Screening for Postpartum Depression Helps Improve Child Health Outcomes

Treating all mothers with postpartum depression is of vital importance to the health of their children. Dr. Cynthia Rogers says ...

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New Pediatric Behavioral Health Unit Expands Hospital's Commitment to Childhood & Adolescent Mental Health

In response to the growing need for pediatric behavioral health care, in July St. Louis Children’s Hospital opened a 14-bed ...

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Differences of Sex Development Clinic: Treating Complex Congenital Conditions

Washington University physicians at St. Louis Children’s Hospital created the Differences of Sex Development (DSD) Clinic to provide in one ...

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Medical Animation: Depression

The brain is composed of millions of interconnecting nerve cells called neurons. In order for a person to think, move ...

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Medical Animation: ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is a common neurobehavioral problem that affects children as well as some adults. Some ...

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Treating Preschoolers With ADHD: Methylphenidate Or Amphetamine?

Treating preschool-age children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) should always begin with comprehensive evaluation, then implementation of behavior strategies ...

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Depressed Children Respond Differently To Rewards Than Other Kids

Brains react less robustly to success, rewards By Jim Dryden / Washington University School of Medicine For many children, holidays ...

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Unraveling Autism

Washington University School of Medicine researchers are using three major approaches to unravel the physical and psychological underpinnings of autism. ...

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What to Expect After an Autism Diagnosis

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) awareness has grown since experts began closely studying its prevalence nearly 20 years ago. More parents ...