Early trauma changes metabolites in the blood, researchers find. Those changes can be passed down to the next generation, too, experiments with mice reveal.
Oct. 21, 2020 • ~7 min
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New research connects police violence and worse mental health. Researchers argue that it's a public health problem in need of attention.
Oct. 5, 2020 • ~5 min
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Data from Google searches show more people started searching for panic attacks, treatments, and anxiety since COVID-19 became a pandemic.
Sept. 22, 2020 • ~5 min
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Getting fewer "likes" on social media can lead to depression and anxiety in young people, a new study shows.
Sept. 22, 2020 • ~5 min
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A new survey of parents educating kids at home during COVID-19, half said they felt overwhelmed and one in four felt they didn't have resources they needed.
Sept. 21, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: education covid-19 parents stress childrens-health society-and-culture health-and-medicine
"If we want to make schools a positive place for student learning, we first need to ensure it is a positive workplace for teachers."
Sept. 17, 2020 • ~5 min
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An expert in child psychology has advice for how parents can fight stress and meet both their own needs and those of their kids.
Sept. 15, 2020 • ~12 min
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Social adversity in early childhood appears to be a significant risk factor for death in early adulthood, a new study of one million children shows.
Aug. 24, 2020 • ~5 min
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An expert breaks down how parents can help kids stressed about the pandemic get back to school while watching for signs of emotional distress.
Aug. 12, 2020 • ~7 min
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"The more factual information people knew about COVID-19, the less stress they had," researchers report. "That was true across age groups."
Aug. 11, 2020 • ~4 min
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