Psychology & Psychiatry

LGBTQ youth have double the risk for suicidal thoughts, attempts

A new study that looks at suicide risk among U.S. teens who are lesbian, gay and bisexual finds they have disproportionately high rates of suicidal thoughts, planning and attempts compared to their heterosexual peers.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Violence on TV: Effects from age 3 can stretch into the teen years

Watching violent TV during the preschool years can lead to later risks of psychological and academic impairment by the summer before middle school starts, according to a new study led by Linda Pagani, a professor at Université ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Muscle-building linked to weapon carrying and physical fighting

Gun violence and school violence have been on the rise since the pandemic, as have eating disorders and body image issues among adolescents—which includes an emphasis on muscularity as today's body ideal for many boys. ...

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