Psychology Update — All Children 8 and Older Should Be Screened for Anxiety, U.S. Task Force Says

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TITLE All Children 8 and Older Should Be Screened for Anxiety, U.S. Task Force Says   DESCRIPTION This is an extremely important article for all levels of students in Psychology as well as the Professor.  The article delineates the going crisis of mental health in children that is more evident now than ever as we… Read more »

Psychology Update — There’s a Mental-Health Crisis Among American Children. Why?

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TITLE There’s a Mental-Health Crisis Among American Children. Why? DESCRIPTION This is an important article to understand psychological disorders among children and adolescents both during and before the pandemic.  “Indeed, the C.D.C. last month reported a pronounced increase in similar tics (active link to article) based on evidence from a source never before used to… Read more »

Psychology Update — How a Soap Opera Virus Felled Hundreds of Students in Portugal

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TITLE How a Soap Opera Virus Felled Hundreds of Students in Portugal DESCRIPTION Psychology Update, in the past few weeks, has posted a few articles regarding “TikTok Tics”.  That is, due to social media, many adolescent girls have been showing Tourette-like symptoms after watching videos of others displaying tics on the social media platform.  This… Read more »

Psychology Update — Depression: Why We Need an Operation Warp Speed for Treatments

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TITLE Depression: Why We Need an Operation Warp Speed for Treatments   DESCRIPTION This year, though the pandemic, has witnessed a significant increase in anxiety, depression, and a wide variety of mental health disorders.   The author of this article begins by relating a personal history of her sister’s life long depression and its recurrence… Read more »

Psychology Update — Childhood Suicide

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3 ARTICLES COVERING THE RECENT STUDIES OF SUICIDE IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS     TITLE     ARTICLE #1:  Pediatricians can help identify suicidal teens   DESCRIPTION “Suicide is the second-leading cause of death in adolescents ages 15 to 19 and the third-leading cause of death in children ages 10 to 14, [according to the… Read more »