Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Expert discusses how to manage fear during the pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect nearly every aspect of life, it can be difficult to avoid being overwhelmed by everything from work and school closures to supply chain issues to near-constant media coverage.

Autism spectrum disorders

Stress in parents of children with autism: Pets may help

While current events have increased stress for all families, parents of children with autism report higher levels of stress on average than parents of typically developing kids. Feeling overwhelmed and overburdened by various ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Watching smart, avoiding news overload in the time of coronavirus

Continued media exposure to stressful events can have a significant impact on a child's psychological well-being. With the COVID-19 pandemic dominating news cycles, psychologist Jonathan Comer offers tips on how to manage ...

Health

Population shift resulting in fewer homicides

The international homicide rate has dropped 20 percent since 1990 and a new study concludes it's likely not due to changes in domestic policies or current events.