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January 2011 Blog Posts (2)

National Institute of Mental Health article on youth not receiving sufficient mental health services (published January 4, 2011)

Majority of Youth with Mental Disorders May Not Be Receiving Sufficient Services

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A substantial proportion of youth with severe mental disorders do not receive mental health care, according to data from an NIMH-funded survey published in the January 2011 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

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Kathleen Merikangas, Ph.D., of NIMH and colleagues analyzed data from the National…

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Added by Joanna Carlson on January 14, 2011 at 12:35pm — No Comments

Los Angeles Times article on how bullying by peers can contribute to psychotic symptoms (published January 4, 2011)

Bullying by peers can contribute to psychotic symptoms

Bullying in childhood and adolescence is a scourge in sore need of effective solutions. Studies have already revealed the toll that bullying takes on kids' mental and physical health. Now new research suggests that bullying by peers can increase the risk of the victim developing psychotic symptoms later…

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Added by Miller-Dwan Foundation on January 11, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

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