Psychology & Psychiatry

Which suicide prevention strategies work?

A new study from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons has found that suicide mortality can be reduced by a federally coordinated approach employing scientifically proven options.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychological distress high among students during COVID-19

(HealthDay)—The prevalence of self-reported psychological distress among students has been relatively high during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published online Jan. 26 in JAMA Network Open.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why tweens need more emotional support to deal with social media

Many eight- to 12-year-olds are now heavy users of social media such as Instagram and Snapchat—even though most platforms require users to be 13 or over. However, concern over young people's use of social media tends to ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study finds Hong Kong children's well-being ranks lowest

In a recent international survey conducted by Lingnan University (LU) in Hong Kong on children's well-being, the overall well-being of Hong Kong children aged 12 and 10 ranked the lowest and second lowest respectively when ...

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