Emotional Health INFO CENTER

Brain Injury in Teens Increased Emotional Issues

Every year, more than half a million teenagers experience a serious concussion. These brain injuries often leave lasting damage, but to what extent?

Eating May Help Ease Relationship Anger

Couples married for a long time don’t often mention food when speaking of how they have kept the relationship going, but maybe they should.

Understanding the New Daddy Blues

Becoming a parent brings a host of changes that not every person is prepared for. Depression after a new child's arrival can occur for both mothers and fathers.

Violent Video Game Play Increased Aggression

More than 90 percent of youth in America play video games. Many of these games are violent and contain mature themes. Are they changing the way children and teenagers think about aggression?

Connecting the Dots with Media and Well-Being

Limiting children's use of television is already one recommendation that pediatricians emphasize to parents. But what might it mean if kids use too much TV, computers or video games?

How Parents Use Cell Phones at Mealtime

Mobile phones have become an increasingly important and often demanding part of life today. But do they get in the way of parent and child interaction?

Improving Quality of Life at the End of Life

End-of-life care that supports dying patients’ needs is often provided when the patient has only two months left to live. But sooner may be better.

New Therapy for Body Image Disorder

People with serious body image issues can develop unhealthy habits that have serious consequences, but a new therapy could help these people see themselves differently.

Crying More Than an Average Baby

Preemies often require extra attention after they are born, depending on how early they arrive. They may also sometimes present extra challenges for parents.

Raising Awareness of End-of-Life Options

The month of November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, a time dedicated to awareness of end-of-life care.