Dr. Megan Gunnar, Regents Professor at the University of Minnesota Institute of Child Development, will be talking about the effects of toxic stress on early child development. Join the presentation using this Zoom link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/770365703Meeting ID: 770 365 7035
Archive: Month: December 2022
Sam Marzouk, PhD, LP An alarming trend has emerged over the past decade. A growing number of adolescents are seeking treatment for depression. Jean Twenge, a researcher at San Diego State University, found that between 2005-2017 there was a 52 percent increase in the rate of major depressive disorder among adolescents aged 12-17. There was […]
“Getting Rid of Stupid Stuff” – The New England Journal of Medicine In an effort to reduce unintended burdens for clinicians, leaders at a health system in Hawaii asked all employees to look at their daily documentation experience and report anything in the EHR that they thought was poorly designed, unnecessary, or just plain stupid. […]
If “Early Childhood” and its amazing brain growth and development starts in utero, when does it end?
So what is the duration of “Early Childhood?” Of course, it varies. This is biology after all. But for policy purposes, it is often simplified to “the first 3 years” or “the first 1,000 days.” Notice the inaccuracy creeping in? We probably need to say, “until the child goes to kindergarten,” but that age varies […]