Students’ academic worries persisted through the pandemic. A developmental scientist offers tips to support young people heading back to school.
Teenagers develop empathy over time, but those who feel safe and connected with their families may have a head start.
The average Nigerian woman or child faces a host of hindrances in accessing health services.
The question of whether we should be vaccinating children and adolescents against COVID-19 is currently being debated. Here’s why the answer is ‘not yet’.
Comprehensive sexuality education is needed to equip young girls and boys with pregnancy prevention knowledge before they have sex.
Our new Cochrane review found antidepressants led to only small improvements in depression symptoms on average compared with placebo.
The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine was recently approved for adolescents ages 12-15. Vaccination is essential to protect children from serious illness and quicken return to normal life.
As teens forge their post-pandemic identities, let’s afford them the ‘dignity of risk,’ in their whole lives including their sexualities.
A former student at a therapeutic boarding school, who is now a scholar, explains why she believes a growing outcry is making a difference.
Adolescents who had more and more blackouts each year had a much higher risk of developing severe alcohol problems.
Growing core coping skills isn’t just a matter of learning not to be triggered by children’s strong feelings; it’s also about creating positive meaningful activities that promote mutual bonding.
COVID-19 vaccine testing on children is just getting started, and only in adolescents.
Gen Z is breaking stereotypes, but there are still some worrying trends when it comes to substance abuse.
A study of 800 Black American families shows early experiences of racism have long-term consequences for physical and mental health.
Here are four ways adults can help kids work through their worries about the environment.
Tolerating inquiry is essential even if there are such things as questions no one should ask.
The need to keep a physical distance conflicts with adolescents’ natural desire to connect with friends - their regular source of distraction and emotional support.
Equipping parents with the right information on what to talk about, and how to talk about it, is a key step in addressing challenges to sexual health.
Many boys stop singing at adolescence – but with the right support, they can continue to sing through their voice change and emerge as lifetime singers.
The state-sponsored pop cultural renaissance of Korea shows how language isn’t an obstacle to world domination.