Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Tag: childhood

An Ode Against “Recovery” by Rebecca Donaldson

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An Ode Against “Recovery”: Flourishing After Childhood Trauma by Rebecca Donaldson I remember when a therapist of mine once told me I could “recover.” The...

Traffic Pollution Linked to Anxiety and Depression in Childhood

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New research explores the impact of exposure to traffic-related air pollution on levels of anxious and depressive symptoms in childhood.

Children Taking ADHD Drugs More Likely to Take Antidepressants as Teens

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Adhering to a commonly prescribed medication for ADHD in children is associated with higher chances of being prescribed antidepressants in adolescence.

Green Space in Childhood May Protect Against Adult Mental Health Issues

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A new study suggests proximity to green space as a child is linked to lower rates of mental health issues in adulthood.

Treated Infections in Childhood Linked with Later Mental Health Service Use

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Severe infections requiring hospitalizations increased the risk of hospital contacts due to mental disorders by 84% and the risk of psychotropic medication use by 42%.

Minimal Evidence for Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder in Childhood

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Researchers offer a critical take on the inclusion of the Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder in the DSM-V.

Exploring the Tension Between Educational Psychology and Child Psychiatry

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Researchers explore efforts to integrate educational psychology and child psychiatry.

Study Explores Pain Assessment for Medically Complex, Nonverbal Children

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To what extent are healthcare providers equipped to assess nuance in the experiences of pain among nonverbal children?

Parental Conflict Changes Emotion Recognition in Children, Study Finds

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Study suggests interparental conflict causes lasting damage in the way children are able to recognize and process emotions.

Childhood Trauma May Alter Immune Function

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A new study finds an important link between childhood trauma, immune activation, and the development of psychiatric disorders.

What Was the Child?

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From The New Inquiry: An interview with Paul Rekret, author of Down With Childhood, about the ways our changing public understanding of childhood serves...

Late Night Snack – Shrink: Sarah Silverman

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In this video, comedian Sarah Silverman recounts her journey with mental health treatment and discusses how therapy has helped her.

Touches Early in Life may Make an Impact on Newborns’ Brains

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From Science News: A recent study found that early tactile experiences are associated with important differences in infants' brain responses and and patterns. Article →­

Good Relationships are all in the Family

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From Scientific American: A decades-long study recently found that men raised in warmer, more nurturing family environments have stronger relationships in adulthood. Article →­

Video: “How Childhood Trauma Can Make You A Sick Adult”

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Dr. Vincent Felitti details the connection between childhood trauma and negative mental health outcomes in adulthood in a powerful video.