Psychology & Psychiatry

Expert explains differences between adult and teen depression

Clinical depression is a mood disorder than can affect anyone and at any age. The signs and symptoms, however, are not the same for everyone. Marcie Billings, M.D., a Mayo Clinic Children's Center pediatrician, says there ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

COVID-19 increased mental health risks among nurses

Nurses have experienced higher levels of burnout and associated mental health risks since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study by graduate researchers in the Department of Psychology at The University ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Smacking children: What the research says

The question of whether it is ever acceptable to smack a child—hitting them with the flat inside of the hand with the aim of achieving compliance—is still highly controversial. In England, this controversy was recently ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Depression, anxiety hit minorities hardest during pandemic

Americans' rates of depression and anxiety spiked during the first year of the pandemic, but the increases were much more pronounced among Black, Hispanic and Asian people than among white people, new research shows.

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