Psychology & Psychiatry

Commentary: Restricted abortion access will cause psychiatric harm

Restricted access to abortions will cause tremendous stress and potential major psychiatric illnesses for individuals carrying unwanted pregnancies, write Northwestern Medicine and Columbia University psychiatrists in a commentary ...


Study links social media, gaming addiction to emotions

Social media scrolling and gaming can be addictive, but a new study out of the University of Georgia found these two behaviors are particularly habit forming for kids who have trouble regulating their emotions.


Study uncovers factors linked to optimal aging

What are the keys to "successful" or optimal aging? A new study followed more than 7000 middle aged and older Canadians for approximately three years to identify the factors linked to well-being as we age.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hearing specialist offers tips to turn down tinnitus

Not a week goes by when I don't see someone in my clinic complaining of a strange and constant phantom sound in one of their ears, or in both ears. The noise is loud, distracting and scary—and it doesn't go away.


Supporting a child who stutters

International Stuttering Awareness Day was observed on Saturday, Oct. 22, which makes this a good time to learn about supporting a child who stutters.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Building 'bravery muscles' to fight rising youth anxiety

Amid the ongoing mental health crisis among America's youth, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued a draft recommendation earlier this year that physicians begin screening children as young as 8 for anxiety. R. Meredith ...

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