Identity and Purpose in Adolescent and Emerging Adult Wellbeing

Posted by & filed under Anxiety OC PTSD, Child Development, Consciousness, Depression, Development of the Self, Emerging Adulthood, Health Psychology, Human Development, Intervention: Children Adolescents, Motivation-Emotion, Research Methods, Research Methods in ChD, Research Methods in CP, Social Cognition, Social Influence, Stress, Stress Coping - Health, Stress: Coping Reducing, Student Success.

Description: You cannot have missed at least some of the many recent media references to concerns over the mental health of adolescents in North America. Concerns were being expressed pre-covid and only increased over the months/years of the covid pandemic. Now there have always been versions of the statement “kids these days…!?” out there but… Read more »

Sex, Brains, Trauma and PTSD

Posted by & filed under Child Development, Clinical Psychology, Early Social and Emotional development, Health Psychology, Stress, Stress Biopsychosocial Factors Illness, Stress Coping - Health, Stress: Coping Reducing.

Description: What you know but Post Traumatic Stress Disorder? Specifically, what you know about the possible existence of sex differences? If you’re not sure, think for a minute about what your hypotheses might be. Among children, are males or females more susceptible to post-traumatic effects associated with the experience of traumatic stress? While you may… Read more »