Will My Child Bounce Back From the Coronavirus Crisis?


By Hannah Sheldon-Dean

With many months of the coronavirus crisis behind us and still more uncertainty and stress ahead, life is tough right now for kids of all ages. Many parents — seeing their children experiencing anxiety, sadness and behavior challenges — are wondering how all of this will affect kids in the […]

Will My Child Bounce Back From the Coronavirus Crisis?2021-04-15T18:47:07-05:00

Trauma in Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic


By NYU Langone Health, Patient Care Across the nation, everyone is being exposed to and reacting to the confusing, stressful, and sometimes frightening situation of the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in different ways. But are we, and our children, being traumatized by the pandemic?

Childhood trauma often involves a negative reaction, called traumatic […]

Trauma in Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic2020-09-05T18:40:14-05:00

The lasting impact of neglect


By Kirsten Weir The first time Nathan Fox, PhD, stepped into a Romanian orphanage, he was struck by the silence. “The most remarkable thing about the infant room was how quiet it was, probably because the infants had learned that their cries were not responded to,” says Fox, who directs the Child Development […]

The lasting impact of neglect2020-05-06T14:54:08-05:00

Breaking the Cycle of Child Abuse


By Elizabeth Hartney, PhD Child abuse is known to repeat itself from generation to generation. Although not universal, the children of people with addictions are at higher risk of all types of abuse, and of developing addictions. The reasons why people who were sexually abused in childhood go on to have abusive relationships […]

Breaking the Cycle of Child Abuse2019-12-05T22:30:06-06:00
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