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Bulldogs in Australia: CHARGE Syndrome Conference Takes MSU Faculty, Grad Students on Research Adventure

Mississippi State University

School psychology doctoral students in Mississippi State’s College of Education are participating in the 13th Biennial CHARGE Syndrome Conference in Melbourne, Australia. Accompanying the students is MSU Assistant Professor of School Psychology Kasee Stratton-Gadke, a leading researcher of CHARGE Syndrome and founder and director of MSU’s Bulldog CHARGE Syndrome Research Lab, one of only two in the world where researchers are uncovering breakthroughs in treatment and prevention and providing crucial support to parents, families and physicians caring for individuals with the rare genetic condition.

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Article ID: 694819

Age-Related Racial Disparities in Suicide Rates Among Youth Ages 5 to 17 Years

Nationwide Children's Hospital

a new study from researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and collaborators published today in JAMA Pediatrics shows that racial disparities in suicide rates are age-related. Specifically, suicide rates for black children aged 5-12 were roughly two times higher than those of similarly-aged white children.

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One Year’s Losses for Child Sexual Abuse in U.S. Top $9 Billion, New Study Suggests

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

A new study at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that the annual economic impact of child sexual abuse in the U.S. is far-reaching and costly: In 2015, the total economic burden was approximately $9.3 billion

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U.S. Poison Control Centers Receive 29 Calls Per Day About Children Exposed to ADHD Medications

Nationwide Children's Hospital

A new study conducted by the Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Central Ohio Poison Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that there were more than 156,000 calls to US Poison Control Centers regarding exposures to attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder medications among children and adolescents 19 years of age and younger from January 2000 through December 2014, averaging 200 calls each week or 29 calls per day.

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Cannabis: It Matters How Young You Start

Universite de Montreal

Canadian researchers find that boys who start smoking pot before 15 are much more likely to have a drug problem at 28 than those who start at 15 or after.

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Article ID: 694699

Scientists Propose New Way to Diagnose Dopamine-Linked Disorders Using Mouse with ADHD Traits

Florida Atlantic University

If the “eyes are the window to the soul,” then a series of studies suggests that they may also be a window into diagnosing and treating attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other dopamine-linked neuropsychiatric disorders.

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Study Shows Increase In Youth Suicide Attempts

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

The number of school-age children and adolescents hospitalized for suicidal thoughts or attempts has more than doubled since 2008, according to a new Vanderbilt-led study published today in Pediatrics.

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Article ID: 694647

Neighborhood Is Key Factor in Recidivism Rates for Ex-Offenders in Arkansas

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

The neighborhood that a person recently released from prison lives in is a key factor in whether that person will eventually return to prison, according to a study by two professors at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. In their study, “There Goes the Neighborhood? Crime, Blight and Recidivism,” Tusty ten Bensel, associate professor of criminal justice, and Michael Craw, associate professor of public administration, examined whether ex-offenders being released into disadvantaged neighborhoods increased the likelihood of them returning to prison.

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