Psychology & Psychiatry

Pandemic family stress leads to sleep problems for boys

Lockdowns and economic stress have contributed to the rise of child abuse and neglectful parenting behaviors during the pandemic, with an increase in family violence reported in multiple studies.

Health

How to remain youthful and resilient despite stress

A bit of stress can be good for your mental and physical wellbeing, but too much can lead to anxiety, depression and other health problems. It can also make you age faster. So learning to become more stress-resilient is important ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Q and A: Strategies for stressed kids

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have two children, ages 12 and 15. They are both good students, participate in athletics and enjoy spending time with friends. While both kids are back to in-person school after the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

Pediatrics

COVID-19 stay at home orders brought uptick in child abuse

The stress of the COVID-19 pandemic, including financial strain and physical distancing, presented challenges for families that may have led to an increase in physical abuse injuries of school-aged children, according to ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Protein identified that indicates whether memories can be changed

Researchers have discovered that a particular protein can be used as a brain marker to indicate whether emotional memories can be changed or forgotten. This is a study in animals, but the researchers hope that the findings ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Joking about COVID-19 won't create marital bliss

Making jokes about COVID-19 to alleviate stress is not necessarily a good way to communicate with your spouse or keep your relationship intact, according to a study by Rutgers and other researchers.

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