Adolescence

Parents unaware of adolescents' suicidal thoughts; teens deny parents' concerns

4 days ago   |   By Healio

Half of parents were unaware that their teens had thoughts of killing themselves, and when parents reported that their children had thoughts of suicide, nearly half of those children denied having them, according to a study published in Pediatrics.
Jason D. Jones, PhD, of the department of child and adolescent psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and colleagues studied 5,137 adolescents aged 11 to 17 years from the Philadelphia Neurodevelopmental Cohort, who were recruited from a large pediatric health care
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Many Teens' Suicidal Thoughts Go Undetected by Parents

4 days ago   |   By MedPageToday

But half of teens denied having suicidal thoughts
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