Featured Publications about Children and Adolescents
Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents (Fact Sheet)
Learn about how anxiety disorders affect children and adolescents and the direction of future research.
Depression in Children and Adolescents (Fact Sheet)
A fact sheet that describes the development in our understanding of how depression affects children and adolescents and the direction of future research.
The Teen Brain: Still Under Construction
Learn about changes in the brain that occur during the teen years, and the significance of this stage of development.
Twitter Chat on the Teen Brain
Development of the Young Brain
For more than twenty years, National Institute of Mental Health neuroscientist Dr. Jay Giedd has studied the development of the adolescent brain. Decades of imaging work have led to remarkable insight and a more than a few surprises.