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Early signs of anxiety, depression may be evident in newborns (Links to an external site)
Brain scans may indicate clues to later problems.
Unraveling autism (Links to an external site)
A multifaceted approach aims to detect, treat and even reverse the disorder.
Depression is rising among teenagers, but diagnosis and treatment have a ways to go to catch up (Links to an external site)
Anne Glowinski, MD discusses depression and the rise among teenagers, particularly in girls.
Doctors being trained to fill shortage of child psychiatrists (Links to an external site)
Mini Tandon, DO and Eric Wittrock, DO discuss the nationwide shortage of child psychiatrists.
Table of experts: Quality behavioral health for the sake of our region: The time is now (Links to an external site)
Dr. John Constantino, along with four other experts, discuss quality behavioral health for Eastern Missouri.
News 4 partners with Autism Speaks for Saturday walk (Links to an external site)
Dr. John Constantino featured on News channel 4 to highlighting the importance of early diagnosis and therapeutic intervention.
Preparing teenagers for college (Links to an external site)
Paul Glaser, MD, PhD, recommends that parents ask their college-bound children how they feel about the approaching changes in their lives.
Advice for parents on teaching kids to work as a team (Links to an external site)
Dehra Harris explains how parents can help their children shift perspectives to better understand teammates and losing.
Advocating that parents teach their daughters to be brave rather than perfect (Links to an external site)
Dehra Glueck says the main difference is that brave daughters are raised to take risks rather than trying to be perfect. She also said it is important to start a conversation with your daughter about why perfect doesn’t work – mostly because if you are trying to be perfect you will never be at your learning […]
The crisis within: How toxic stress and trauma endanger our children (Links to an external site)
Joan Luby and Cynthia Rogers share their research on brain development, depression and poverty in a special report examining toxic stress in St. Louis youth.
Addressing racial disparity in autism treatment (Links to an external site)
Dr. John N. Constantino, MD, shares his perspective in this op-ed.
Weak brain connections may link premature birth and later disorders (Links to an external site)
A study led by Cynthia Rogers comparing MRI scans of the brains of 58 full-term babies with those of 76 babies born at least 10 weeks early found that preterm infants indeed have abnormal structural brain connections.
Why girls are diagnosed with autism less often than boys? (Links to an external site)
Dr. Natasha Marrus discusses the latest developments in the field of autism research
How can parents talk to their kids about Ferguson? (Links to an external site)
Young children may be frightened by the images they see on the news, Cynthia Rogers, MD, has observed. It’s important to let them share these feelings, and also to assure them that they are safe.