Psychology & Psychiatry

How much screen time is too much time for your kids?

How much screen time is too much for a child? Reports of teens facing high rates of depression, anxiety and loneliness have led to recommendations about their use of social media.

Health

Strategies for improving sleep in older adults

Brienne Miner, MD, MHS, assistant professor of medicine (geriatrics), loves to talk about sleep. She first became interested in the subject when she noticed the prevalence of sleep problems among her older patients, and the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Sexting found to be associated with negative mental heath

A new study has shown that sexting was associated with depression, anxiety, sleep problems, and compulsive sexual behaviors. The study is published in Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking.

Health

Getting good sleep could add years to your life

Getting good sleep can play a role in supporting your heart and overall health—and maybe even how long you live—according to new research being presented at the American College of Cardiology's Annual Scientific Session ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Research to reduce insomnia in autistic adults

Researchers from La Trobe University have conducted a world first pilot study investigating a sleep intervention for autistic adults, showing promising evidence at reducing insomnia and co-occurring anxiety symptoms.

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