It’s hard to help the obviously upset adolescent who turns down a warm invitation to talk. Here’s what may be going on.
Enlarge this image The study drew on survey data from half a million U.S. teenagers from 2010 to 2015. martin-dm/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption martin-dm/Getty Images A study published Tuesday in the journal Clinical Psychological Science finds that increased time spent with popular electronic devices — whether a computer, cell phone or tablet — might have contributed to an uptick in symptoms of depression…
New research has found that the amount of distress and pain felt by a preschooler during a vaccination is strongly related to how to their parents help them cope before and during an appointment.
Enlarge this image Gary Waters/Ikon Images/Getty Images If you’re poor, uninsured and have a bad car wreck or fall seriously ill, there’s a chance in most states to enroll for Medicaid after the fact. If you qualify for Medicaid, the program will pay your medical bills going back three months. This “retroactive eligibility” provides financial protection as patients await approval of their Medicaid applications. It…
The vast majority of children and adolescents who receive cognitive behavioral therapy treatment for OCD thrive and live without symptoms a year after the end of treatment, shows new research.
Have you talked to a parent or grandparent about sexual harassment in the aftermath of the Harvey Weinstein coverage? We want to hear your story.
Hair cortisol levels, which is a steroid hormone secreted as a response to stress, are higher in the first and third trimesters of pregnancy for those women that will later suffer postpartum depression, new research indicates.
Enlarge this image Kim Ryu for NPR The day Dr. Roberto Montenegro finished his Ph.D. was memorable. But not for the right reasons. “I still cringe when I think about it,” says Montenegro. It had started well. His colleagues at UCLA had taken him and his girlfriend (now wife) out to a fancy restaurant to celebrate. “I was dressed up in the fanciest suit I…
November 11, 2017 Dear Sugars By THE NEW YORK TIMES When a parent loses a child, the decision to have another can be fraught with mixed emotions. One letter writer, who calls herself “Mama with Complicated Joy,” had a baby following the death of her older son. “I feel like I’m nursing twins,” she writes, “grief on the left side, joy on the right.” Interactive…
By MICHELLE RUIZ November 11, 2017 Dikla Goren Dekel, a Brooklyn-based mother of three who writes the lifestyle blog Girl Plus Two, shares a lot of her life on Instagram. A photo from last month shows her and her children eating sandwiches in their underwear. In a rare child-free shot from Burning Man, Ms. Dekel gazes at her husband, Noam, and muses that the desert bacchanal could…