Psychology & Psychiatry

Pandemic likely to cause long-term health problems, research finds

The coronavirus pandemic's life-altering effects are likely to result in lasting physical and mental health consequences for many people—particularly those from vulnerable populations—a new study led by the Yale School ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 possibly striking more children than expected

The number of children infected with the coronavirus is far more extensive than what is currently reported—a hidden detail that could vastly underestimate the demand on health care systems and pediatric intensive care units ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Autism rates declining among wealthy whites, escalating among poor

Wealthy, white California counties—once considered the nation's hotbeds for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) - have seen prevalence flatten or fall in the last two decades, while rates among poor whites and minorities keep ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Being fair: The benefits of early child education

Children from low-income families who got intensive education early in life treat others with high levels of fairness in midlife, more than 40 years later, even when being fair comes at a high personal cost, according to ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Smartphones are bad for some teens, not all

Is the next generation better or worse off because of smartphones? The answer is complex and research shows it largely depends on their lives offline.

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