Psychology & Psychiatry

Child developmental vulnerability up with maternal depression

(HealthDay)—Children exposed to maternal depression have an increased risk for developmental vulnerability at school entry, with stronger associations for exposure to maternal depression before age 1 year and between ages ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Opinion: Why too much focus on COVID-19 could be harming our children

In preparation for the COVID-19 pandemic and the anticipated overwhelming demand on hospitals, the NHS moved towards of a policy of providing only essential treatments. Doctors were asked to postpone all non-urgent clinical ...

Pediatrics

Maltreated children four times more likely to miss school

A study of almost 300,000 Australian children over 12 years has revealed that those who have suffered "substantial maltreatment and neglect" are four times more likely to miss school for extended periods than their counterparts.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 pandemic puts children with disabilities at significant risk

Health officials around the world agree that the vast majority of children have avoided the global scourge of COVID-19. But the pandemic's social and economic consequences have already begun to affect the most vulnerable ...

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