Child & Adolescent Related Content
Watch Dr. Jacqueline Sperling (16:35) discuss research into the ways social media impacts the mental health of teens and young adults.
Dr. Christian A. Webb examines how smartphone mindfulness training apps can help teens reduce repetitive and negative thinking.
Dr. Jacqueline Sperling offers advice to parents on helping middle schoolers who are being bullied.
“The rates just recently came out in a research study that for children, rates of depression and anxiety have doubled in the pandemic.” – Dr. Jacqueline Sperling
Dr. Courtney Beard explains interpretation bias and discusses ways that parents can stop passing anxiety on to their children.
“Parents unfortunately cannot stop all bullies from crossing paths with their children, but they can equip their children with tools for how to manage bullying experiences themselves.” – Dr. Jacqueline Sperling
“The results of this study will help us understand why some children are more vulnerable to developing mental and physical health problems, while others seem surprisingly resilient.” – Dr. Kerry J. Ressler
“We are definitely into a dramatic increase of the number of kids in the emergency room due to psychiatric crises right now.” – Dr. Ralph J. Buonopane
“Caregivers need to be willing to learn alongside the child, and they need to be modeling the behavior they’d like their children to exhibit.” – Dr. Alison M. Yaeger
Dr. Alisha Moreland-Capuia and other experts examine types of childhood trauma and discuss research into adverse childhood experiences.
Jacqueline Sperling, PhD, discusses the link between social media and poor sleep, anxiety, depression, and low self-esteem among teens.
Listen to Dr. Lisa W. Coyne discuss strategies to help children and teens deal with anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder during COVID-19.
In the Media: ‘Untethered,’ ‘Claustrophobic,’ and ‘Stressed’: How COVID-19 Is Taking a Harsh Mental Toll on Young Adults
Dr. Gillian C. Galen and other experts weigh in on how the pandemic has impacted the mental health of young adults.
Dr. Lisa Coyne and other health professionals examine the impact of acute flaccid myelitis, a rare neurological disease affecting children.
Dr. Kathryn D. Boger offers tips for reducing children’s anxiety as schools reopen for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic forced them to close.
Dr. Jacqueline Sperling offers tips on how to navigate the uncertainty surrounding this school year.
Dr. Gil G. Noam and a colleague provide advice to help students and schools navigate disruptions caused by COVID-19.
Watch Dr. Gillian C. Galen discuss how the coronavirus is impacting the mental health of young people and medical workers.
Listen to Dr. Stephanie Pinder-Amaker discuss the challenges students will face to complete their studies in-person or remotely while trying to avoid COVID-19.
Dr. Hyun Jung Kim discusses a systematic review of recent studies examining the effectiveness of psychotropic medicines for children and teens.