Category Archives: Developmental Psychology

Articles about the psychological, emotional and perception changes during human development.

How Social Media Affects Teen Health

Social Media and teen mental healthSocial media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are extremely popular these days. They keep people informed, entertained, and connected to one another. In many ways, social media can be hugely beneficial to society. However, it can also be highly addictive and stressful, especially for teenagers in America.  

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Intimacy vs Isolation: Why Do Some People Struggle to Form Intimate Relationships?

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Loneliness is a surprisingly common phenomenon in the 21st century. In 2018, a survey conducted by The Economist and the Kaiser Family Foundation revealed that 22% of adults in the United States and 23% of adults in the United Kingdom often or always feel lonely or left out. Interestingly, many people who describe themselves as lonely are unable to explain the reason for their loneliness. They only know that other people seem to be making friends and falling in love, while they keep marching forward alone. Continue reading

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An In-Depth Overview of Online Counseling

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Online counseling is one of the newest models of therapy available today. It’s very popular among youths because it allows the younger generation to receive clinical counseling while being able to use their computer or smartphones.

All age groups can benefit from online counseling, though. In this article, we’re going to give you an in-depth overview of this unique form of counseling. Continue reading

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3 Ways Botox Helps Special Needs Children

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While Botox is often thought of as the confidence boosting go-to choice for wealthy housewives, it can be used for much more than just getting rid of wrinkles and making you look younger. There are many alternative uses in the medical field. Continue reading

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Depression In Young Children

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Do you think that you only need to start worrying about depression in your children when they reach the difficult teenage years? If so, then it’s time to think again. Several studies have shown that depression is worryingly common in children younger than six years old. In fact, the number of reported cases of depression in preschool children (three to five years old) per year is steadily increasing. Continue reading

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Breaking It Gently – Telling A Child About Divorce

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Happily ever after is often something that you only see in fairy tales. It rarely occurs in real life, even with couples who profess undying love to each other on their wedding day. There are many reasons partners getting divorced these days. And although marriage counseling can help, few marriage mates make use of the resource. Continue reading

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