A significant reduction in childhood poverty could cut criminal convictions by almost a quarter, according to a study conducted in Brazil.
That thing prickling the hair on the back of your neck? Could it actually be good for you? A Penn State Health psychologist talks about whether there’s such a thing as a good scare.
Against the backdrop of racial tensions across America in late 2020, online platforms became a place of discussion, discourse and even protest. Through this time period, Black adolescents experienced a different effect than their white peers; they more distinctly suffered mental health issues after being confronted with online racial discrimination, according to a University of Pittsburgh study.
Most mental health care in America doesn’t happen in psychiatrists’ offices – especially when it comes to children, teens and young adults. It happens in primary care settings. As needs spike due to the pandemic, a program offers a psychiatry “lifeline” for Michigan’s primary care providers, and online education for providers anywhere.
Research from the lab of Deanna Barch and Joan Luby shows a lasting relationship between childhood poverty, brain development.
Tips to Help Children and Adults Address the Challenges of Hyperactivity November 10 @ 11am EST While ADHD may be diagnosed in childhood, the challenges that ADHD creates—diagnosed or undiagnosed—can plague a person for their entire life. It can cause…
Helping Parents Build Strong Relationships With Their Children Thursday, August 6 @ 11am EST Depending on age, relationship, and other circumstances, there may be times where you feel as if you’re light-years away from your kid. Despite trying to connect…
Dr. Laura Mead Offers Support for Parents of Children With Autism in FREEE Webinar – June 19 @ 10am, EST
The UC Davis MIND Institute’s Collaborative START Lab behind three of the top 10 autism studies of 2019. The studies explore early interventions and new school transitions for children on the autism spectrum.
Three models of off-site integrated care can help to meet the growing need for mental health services in children and adolescents, according to a report in the November/December issue of Harvard Review of Psychiatry. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.
Identifying kids who control their tics may help others at risk for Tourette syndrome At least 20 percent of elementary school-age children develop tics such as excessive blinking, throat clearing or sniffing, but for most of those kids, the tics don’t become…