Psychology & Psychiatry

Q&A: The impact of childhood bullying on adult mental health

During National Bullying Prevention Month, it must be acknowledged that the impact of bullying extends well beyond childhood. Adults who were bullied as children may be at greater risk for depressive outcomes.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Alzheimer's vs. other dementias: What's the difference?

Imagine struggling to remember your loved ones, the places you've been or even your own name. The haunting reality of Alzheimer's disease and dementia is a terrifying prospect for many individuals and their families.

Overweight & Obesity

Examining childhood obesity prevention programs in rural schools

Since 1990, obesity rates in American children—particularly in rural and underserved areas—have skyrocketed due to a variety of factors, including more sedentary human behavior and an increase in food swamps, or communities ...

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