Psychology & Psychiatry

Elevated tween screen time linked to disruptive behavior disorders

Tweens who spend more time on screens have a higher likelihood of developing disruptive behavior disorders, with social media having an especially strong influence, a new UC San Francisco-led study published today in the ...

Pediatrics

Child restraints are high-risk interventions that can be fatal

Intended as a safety intervention—but high-risk and potentially fatal if used improperly—physical and mechanical restraints have resulted in the deaths of dozens of children living in out-of-home care settings since 1993, ...

Medical research

Narcissism linked to aggression in review of 437 studies

A comprehensive analysis of 437 studies from around the world provides the best evidence to date that narcissism is an important risk factor for both aggression and violence, researchers said.

Psychology & Psychiatry

What are the links between violence and mental illness?

When there is news of a violent attack, we sometimes hear that it could be related to mental illness—which may make us ask whether the violence could have been predicted or prevented. Current research and perspectives on ...

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