Maternal hypertensive disorders may lead to mental health disorders in children

Hypertensive pregnancy disorders, especially preeclampsia — may increase the risk of psychological development disorders and behavioral and emotional disorders in children. This is the first study to show that preeclampsia predicts increased offspring risk of any childhood mental disorder, regardless … Read more…

Americans now use one-third of their budget to pay off debt. ‘Money disorders’ may be to blame

"Money disorder" is a term for recurring problems with finances. Issues can include compulsive buying, money hoarding and pathological gambling. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Children of both young and old parents share risk for certain neurodevelopment disorders

Results of a new study reports that parental age is linked to the risk for the development of neuropsychiatric disorders in children, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD); attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); and Tourette’s disorder/chronic tic disorder (TD/CT). Child … Read more…

Traumatic brain injuries can lead to long-term neurological and psychiatric disorders

New research suggests that children who suffer traumatic brain injuries are at significantly increased risk of developing new post-traumatic neuropsychiatric disorders, and may benefit from ongoing outpatient follow-up to facilitate early detection and intervention. Child Development News — ScienceDaily SPECIAL … Read more…