Tag Archives: Research Studies

School Crime and Safety

“Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2008” presents data on crime and safety at school. It examines crime occurring in school as well as on the way to and from school and provides statistical information on the nature of crime … Continue reading

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NIMH News Items, April 25, 2009

This issue covers research on the impact of ADHD medication on the performance of elementary school children, among other topics

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IssueLab

This site contains the text of research studies produced by nonprofit organizations worldwide, covering such areas as aging, crime, and homelessness

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NIMH News Items, April 17, 2009

This release includes summaries of research on detrimental effects of antipsychotics with Alzheimer’s patients; black teens and suicide risk; and child abuse survivors’ risk for STDs. 

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Child Maltreatment, 2007

This report from HHS’ Administration of Children and Families indicates that an estimated 794,000 children were determined to be victims of maltreatment in 2007, down from 904,000 victims in 2006.

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NIMH News Items, April 7, 2009

This news release summarizes research related to genetic on/off mechanisms; autism and the developing brain; child maltreatment and health; and short-term treatment for ADHD.

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NIMH News Items, March 24, 2009

This news release summarizes research on the molecular basis of inflammation-produced depression; psychiatric disorders in children exposed to HIV prenatally; and premature birth rates in women taking SSRIs or suffering from untreated depression.

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Racial Disparity in Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice

This compendium shares information presented at a 2008 juvenile justice symposium sponsored by Georgetown University’s Center for Juvenile Justice Reform

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NIMH News Items, February 27, 2009

This news release summarizes research on the effect of genes of behavior and disease risk; smoking in persons with psychiatric disorders; and suicidal thinking in depressed teens. 

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African-American Youth Violence

The Code of the Street and African-American Adolescent Violence presents research exploring Yale University professor Elijah Anderson’s “code of the street” theory.  In this report, researchers discuss developmental relationships between neighborhood and family characteristics, reported experiences with racial discrimination, expressed street … Continue reading

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