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Researchers Develop New Tools to Better Treat ADHD Patients

SAN FRANCISCO — October 26, 2012.  Mayo Clinic researchers are presenting new findings on the early treatment of child and adolescent attention deficit hyperactivity disorder this week at the American Academy of Childhood and Adolescent Psychiatry annual meeting in San Francisco. They include a method to get better input from [...]

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Mayo Clinic Psychologists, Psychiatrists Available to Discuss Bullying Prevention, Tips to Identify

ROCHESTER, Minn. — September 6, 2012.  Bullying was once considered a childhood rite of passage. Today, however, bullying is recognized as a serious problem. Up to half of all children are bullied at some point during their school years, according to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent PsychiatryAmerican Academy [...]

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Minnesota, Mayo Clinic Join to Advise Primary Care Doctors on Pediatric Mental Health

ROCHESTER, Minn. — June 4, 2012.  The Minnesota Department of Human Services has entered into a two-year contract with Mayo Clinic to provide expert guidance to pediatricians and other primary care providers who prescribe psychotropic medications for children. The new service is referred to as "collaborative psychiatric consultation" and is [...]

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Medical Marijuana Not the Answer for Teens with Chronic Pain, Mayo Clinic Doctors Say

Adolescents can have chronic pain, just like adults. It can interfere with normal development, making it difficult for teens to attend school, socialize or be physically active, the cause may be hard to find, and medications are sometimes tried without success. As patients, their parents and physicians search for solutions, [...]

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