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Fish Oil Doesn’t Curb Aggressive Behavior

Aggressive behavior is a huge problem in child psychiatry. In fact, some estimates say as many as 80% of children and adolescents referred for psychiatric care have some type of aggression, including oppositional defiant disorder or conduct disorder (Connor D, The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report 2010;1(1):4–5). 

How Many Teens Actually Go When Referred for Mental Health Services?

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends mental health screening as a standard part of well-child physicals.