Description: In my last couple of blog posts (here and here) I have been looking at the important concerns being raised about teen mental health and about the mental health of teen girls in particular. A full and complete understanding of what is going on requires sorting out a huge number of variables linked to… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Support
Child and Teen Anxiety Increasing: What to Do?
Description: To carry the epidemiology theme a bit further think about the answer to this question: Are children and teens more anxious today than in the past (in previous generations)? Think about what you have heard or read in the media about this question and then think about whether you have seen any research data… Read more »
Resilience: What makes us stronger?
Description: How is it that some people who experience traumatic events seem to do better in the long run than others? Decades ago Emmy Werner conducted a huge study on the island of Kauai in Hawaii (beginning in 1955) which ran for 32 years and which looked at the life experiences of every child born… Read more »
Beyond Stress: Experience with Traumatic Events During the Term
Description: So to continue with the upbeat theme of students and stress, the articles linked below focus on the impact of traumatic events, such as personal or family serious illness or the death of a loved one on members of the College and University student population. The web article suggests ways in which faculty and… Read more »