Study identifies possible genetic link between children’s language and mental health

Study demonstrates genetic effects but they need to be replicated in larger independent datasets to confirm the findings.

Frequent use of social media may compromise teenage girls’ mental health by increasing exposure to bullying and reducing sleep and physical exercise

First study to examine three mechanisms by which very frequent use of social media may harm mental health suggests efforts should be made to reduce young people’s exposure to harmful content, and the impact it has on healthy activities

Contact with nature during childhood could lead to better mental health in adulthood

Adults who had close contact with natural spaces during their childhood could have a better.

Mindfulness could promote positive body image

Awareness of internal body signals can affect the way we see ourselves

Mental Health trails begin in England schools

Up to 370 schools to join one of the largest trials in the world to boost the evidence about what works to support mental health and wellbeing

Study shows today’s dads are engaging more with their kids

Sociologists at BYU and Ball State have found that a majority of fathers today are.

Adolescents with hay fever have higher rates of anxiety and depression

Although allergies affect more than 50 million Americans, they are occasionally misunderstood and can be.

Under age 13, suicide rates are roughly double for black children vs. white children

Suicide rates in the United States have traditionally been higher among whites than blacks across.

Raising children around pets might be good for mental health

Children raised in a rural environment, surrounded by animals and bacteria-laden dust, grow up to.

Transgender youth more often diagnosed with mental health conditions

Transgender and gender-nonconforming youth are diagnosed with mental health conditions much more frequently than young.