Psychology & Psychiatry

How to talk with kids about scary events

When scary or sad things happen in the world, whether thousands of miles away, in your state, your town, your backyard or your home, kids look to the adults that surround them to help them feel safe and understand what is ...

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 ...


Diabetes study to look at teen sleep and exposure to media

Overexposure to media—television, Facebook, smartphones—may be disrupting teen sleep patterns. And according to researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham who are launching a study into teen sleep and media ...

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