Pediatrics

Why children need to play with their friends as soon as they can

Approximately 1.4 billion children worldwide are currently living under partial or full lockdown as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the UK, and in many other countries across the world, it has been six weeks or longer ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Changes to COVID restrictions likely to trigger more anxiety

The winding back of a limited number of COVID restrictions is likely to trigger a new wave of anxiety among Western Australians and it's crucial that support is tailored to suit everyone's needs across the entire community, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Fear of the flush: Social anxiety and public restrooms

Most people experience anxiety at times. It's a normal emotion that can help us detect danger. But there's a fine line between our evolutionary instincts and a debilitating condition.

Health

How sleep helps teens deal with social stress

A new Michigan State University study found that a good night's sleep does adolescents good—beyond helping them stay awake in class. Adequate sleep can help teens navigate challenging social situations.

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