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Development and Resilience
Daniel P. Keating Ph.D.
The potential psychological harm from traumatic events merits attention. But we need to also focus on resilience. The boys rescued from the Thai cave may benefit from that.
Forced family separations at the US border have focused attention on the lifelong harm from toxic stress. The scientific consensus is clear—but how does it actually work?
Our national stress, even hopelessness, is so ingrained as to seem immovable. But along comes a courageous young generation to speak key truths, forge a new path, and show hope.
If you're feeling especially stressed lately, you aren't alone. National surveys show an unprecedented rise in anxiety. Health consequences are likely but there are options.
Dramatic increases in teen stress are fueled by a broader stress epidemic. We need to understand both to break this cycle.
The war of words: "fire and fury" and "sea of flames" may be empty threats (we hope), but even so, the stress from fear and uncertainty will harm health for years to come.
A stress epidemic threatens students' learning and mental health. Understanding the sources can help teachers, leaders, and parents create a culture of reslience at school.
Is our health threatened by the Trump Age of Anxiety? Here's how - and how to fight back.
Are you stressed, worried, or anxious about the country's direction? There are protective actions you can take.
Daniel P. Keating, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Pediatrics, and Research Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan.