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ER Visits for Suspected Suicide Attempts Among Teenage Girls Rose During Pandemic

In the early months of 2021, visits to emergency departments for suspected suicide attempts increased roughly 50 percent for adolescent girls compared with the same period in 2019, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read more ›

62% Have Apprehensions About Life “Returning To Normal” Post COVID-19 Pandemic

One-year into the COVID-19 pandemic and even with the light of the vaccine on the horizon, a majority of Americans are still fearful, according to a new national survey of 1,000 U.S. adults. Read more ›

Research: Breathing Exercises Improve Focus in Children With ADHD

Yoga and breathing exercises can improve attention and decrease hyperactivity in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). A team of psychologists at Ural Federal University also found that after special exercise training, children with ADHD could engage in complex activities for longer without getting tired. Read more ›

Study Shows Smartphone App Can Identify Autism Symptoms in Toddlers

A digital app successfully detected one of the telltale characteristics of autism in young children, suggesting the technology could one day become an inexpensive and scalable early screening tool, researchers at Duke University report. Read more ›

Study: Later School Start Time Gave Small Boost to Grades But Big Boost to Sleep

The physical and mental health benefits of getting a good night’s sleep are indisputable. What’s less clear is whether starting school later in the morning will prompt kids to sleep more and consequently learn more during the school day.  Read more ›

Yes, Pandemic Parental Burnout Is a Thing, and You’re Not Alone

Over the last few years, the concept of “parental burnout” has gained traction. There’s a growing body of peer reviewed research on the issue, principally led by Professor Isabelle Roskam, a Professor of Psychology in Belgium, and her team. Read more ›

9.8 Million Working Mothers in the U.S. Are Suffering From Burnout

From attempting to manage remote schooling to rearranging their workdays to fill child-care gaps, there’s no question it’s mothers who are, more often than not, shouldering the increased responsibilities of caring for kids throughout the pandemic. Read more ›

One Year Later, A New Wave of Pandemic Health Concerns

In the October 2020 report, Stress in AmericaTM 2020: A National Mental Health Crisis, the American Psychological Association (APA) issued a warning that Americans faced a second pandemic — one that would persist even after the physical threat of the virus has been addressed. Their most recent survey of U.S. adults, conducted in late February 2021 by The Harris Poll, indicates that this is coming to fruition. Read more ›

Suicidal Thoughts Are Increasing in Young Kids

While suicidal thoughts and self-harm have been well documented in teenagers, mental health experts say too little attention has been paid to young children, despite growing evidence that more elementary and middle school students are in crisis. Read more ›

One Year Later, A New Wave of Pandemic Health Concerns

In the October 2020 report, Stress in AmericaTM 2020: A National Mental Health Crisis, the American Psychological Association issued a warning about the impact of these stressful events on long-term physical and mental health. We warned that Americans faced a second pandemic — one that would persist even after the physical threat of the virus has been addressed. APA’s most recent survey of U.S. adults, conducted in late February 2021 by The Harris Poll, indicates that this is coming to fruition. Read more ›

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